Fossil Fly (Diptera) & Biting Midge (Ceratopogonidae) In Baltic Amber

 
 
These are two detailed, 44 million year old fossil flies (order Diptera) preserved in Baltic amber. The hairy fly is a biting midge of the family Ceratopogonidae. The length of the biting midge is about 1mm.

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.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Order Diptera & Family Ceratopogonidae (Biting Midge)
LOCATION
Kaliningrad, Russia
SIZE
Midge about 1mm, Amber 35 x 18mm
CATEGORY
ITEM
#150712
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