Fossil Flies (Diptera) and Several Mites (Acari) in Baltic Amber

This 44 million year old piece of baltic amber contains several preserved fossil insects, including two fossil flies (order Diptera) and several mites (subclass Acari). There is a hole drilled through the amber for jewelry application.

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 Diptera (Fly) & Subclass Acari (Mite)
Kaliningrad, Russia
41 x 20mm amber
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