Fossil Fly (Diptera) and a Mite (Acari) in Baltic Amber

This 44 million year old piece of baltic amber contains two preserved fossil insects, including a fossil fly (order Diptera) and a mite (subclass Acari).

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, often plastic with insects embedded in them. In fact the majority of amber I see sold on the internet is not real. If you see something that looks too good to be true, often it is. Only buy amber from reputable dealers.
Order Diptera (Fly) & Subclass Acari (Mite)
Kaliningrad, Russia
Largest fly is about 3.5mm long, 40 x 22mm amber
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