Fossil Spider, Beetle, Two Ants & Butterfly In Baltic Amber

This is a 44 million year old, detailed fossil spider (order Aranea), beetle (order Coleoptera), two ants (family Formicidae) and a butterfly (order Lepidoptera) preserved in Baltic amber. The butterfly itself is about 5mm wide.

As a reminder, most inclusions in Baltic amber are extremely small so magnification will be needed to make out much detail. A physical photo of the specimen is included with your order 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 Araneae, Order Coleoptera, Family Formicidae & Order Lepidoptera
Kaliningrad, Russia
Butterfly 5mm, Amber 44 x 34mm
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