Fossil Bush Cricket & Fly In Baltic Amber - Rare!

This is a small but detailed, 44 million year old fossil cricket (order Orthoptera, family Tettigoniidae) and fly (order Diptera) preserved in Baltic Amber. The cricket itself is about 5mm long. Unfortunately, the 7mm long fly didn't receive microscopic photography.

As a reminder, most inclusions in baltic amber are extremely small so magnification will be needed to make out much detail. Included with your order is a physical photo of the specimen, and we will also email you a high resolution digital copy.

Please note: The market is flooded with fake amber, which is often plastics with insects embedded in it. The insect inclusions in amber are almost always tiny. Larger insects are able to struggle free and are not preserved. If you see something that looks too good to be true, it often is. Make sure to buy from a reputable dealer.
Order Orthoptera (Cricket) & Order Diptera (Fly)
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 5mm, Amber 34x19mm
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