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Insect Fossil in Amber (#B018)

from The STEMcell Science Shop

Regular price $16.00

Age: 38–48 million years
Era: Lutetian stage, Middle Eocene
Location: Lithuania
Amber Size: 10 x 6 x 2 mm

Special notes: This insect shows clear signs of struggle to escape the amber. Bubbles, waves, and maybe even a damaged wing from fighting against the sap that was engulfing it. Now it is captured for a later species, us, to see it as it was in its final Pompeii-esque moment.


This listing is for the exact fossil imaged. Close-up images taken up to 60x magnification.

Includes display container. This item ships free & carbon neutral.


Note: Due to high demand, the fossil market is flooded with fake amber, often just plastic with embedded insects. We only sell authentic amber with actual fossils.