Fossil Ant (Formicidae) & Mite (Acari) In Baltic Amber

This 44 million year old piece of baltic amber contains two insect inclusions. There is a fossil ant (family Formicidae) and a fossil mite (subclass Acari). The ant is about is about 3.5mm in length and the mite is not included in the photo.

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.
Family Formicidae (Ant) & Subclass Acari (Mite)
Kaliningrad, Russia
Ant is 3.5mm in Amber 25 x 15mm
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