Fossil Fly (Diptera) In Baltic Amber - Unique Specimen

This is an amazingly detailed, 44 million year old fossil fly (family Dolichopodidae) preserved in Baltic Amber. This is a particularly nice specimen that is mostly visible to the naked eye, with even the eye facets visible under microscope. The fly is much larger than the typical flies in baltic amber, and has some type of material (maybe a fungus?) attached to it.

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, Family Dolichopodidae
Kaliningrad, Russia
About 4.5mm, Amber 29x22mm
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