Fossil Caddisfly, Spiders and a Fly in Baltic Amber

This is a 44 million year old piece of Baltic Amber that contains a caddisfly (order Trichoptera), two spiders (order Aranea) and a small fly (order Diptera). The caddisfly is about 2mm long and can be seen in very nice detail under microscope.

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 Trichoptera (Caddisfly), Order Aranea (Spiders) & Order Diptera (Fly)
Kaliningrad, Russia
Caddisfly 2mm, Amber 33 x 18mm
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