Fossil Dawn Spider (Archaedae) In Baltic Amber

This is an amazingly detailed, 44 million year old fossil dawn spider (family Archaedae), preserved in Baltic Amber. It's approximately 5mm wide. A small unknown insect that looks to be a fly measuring about 2.5mm long, can be found associated in this same amber specimen, adjacent to the dawn spider.

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.
Family Archaedae
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 4mm, Amber 38x23mm
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