Mating Fossil Flies, Mite, Springtail and Beetle in Baltic Amber

These are nicely detailed 44 million year old mating fossil flies (order Diptera), a mite (Subclass Acari), a springtail (order Collembola) and a beetle (order Coleoptera) preserved in Baltic amber. There is a large partial ant (family Formicidae) within this amber as well.

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 Diptera (Flies), Subclass Acari (Mite), Subclass Collembola (Springtail) & Order Coleoptera (Beetle)
Kaliningrad, Russia
Amber 36 x 24mm
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