Fossil Spider, Springtail, Two Mites and a Crane Fly in Baltic Amber

These are nicely detailed 44 million year old insects/arachnids, including a fossil spider (order Araneae), a springtail (subclass Collembola), two mites (subclass Acari) and a crane fly (family Tipulidae), preserved in Baltic amber. The spider is about 1.5mm long.

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, 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 Araneae (Spider), Subclass Collembola (Springtail), Subclass Acari (Mites) & Family Tipulidae (Crane Fly)
Kaliningrad, Russia
1.5mm spider, 38 x 23mm amber
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