Fossil Bristletail (Archaeognatha) and Fly (Diptera) in Baltic Amber

This is an amazingly detailed, 44 million year old fossil Bristletail (order Archaeognatha, family Machilidae) with a fossil fly (order Diptera) preserved in Baltic Amber. The bristletail is approximately 5mm long.

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.

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DETAILS
SPECIES
Order Archaeognatha, Family Machilidae (Bristletail) & Order Diptera (Flies)
LOCATION
Kaliningrad, Russia
SIZE
About 5mm long bristletail, Amber 41 x 23mm
CATEGORY
ITEM
#142248
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