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Fossil insects in box

Amber is valued for its botanical and animal inclusions that are trapped by the sticky resin as it flows fulfilling its role in protecting the plant. Of course, other life is captured including microscopic bacteria that often produce gas bubbles, and various fungi. Both the botanical and animal inclusions not only add beauty, but also are of potential scientific value in the study of taxonomy and evolution. Animal inclusions are usually invertebrates, specifically arthropods, and only extremely rarely a vertebrate such as a small lizard. Fossil resin inclusions are overwhelmingly insects, which naturally follows from the resin’s evolutionary origin as a physical means of protecting plants from insect pests.

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MIDGE in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. FLY insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil stone, 30 -...

Item ID: F512

29.99

Lot of 4 Baltic amber fossils with insects
In magnifying box. Lot of 4. Insect inclusion(s) in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F494

39.99

Lot of 4 Baltic amber fossils with insects
In magnifying box. Lot of 4. Insect inclusion(s) in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F492

39.99

CADDISFLY in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Caddisfly insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F506

29.99

CICADA NYMPH in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Cicada nymph insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F498

49.99

GNAT in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Gnat insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil stone, 30...

Item ID: F503

19.99

ANT in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Ant insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil stone, 30 -...

Item ID: F500

 

Lot of 4 Baltic amber fossils with insects
In magnifying box. Lot of 4. Insect inclusion(s) in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F493

39.99

2 FLIES in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Two flies (one smaller one larger) insect inclusions in genuine...

Item ID: F514

 

5 FLIES in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Five flies (some damaged) insect inclusions in genuine Baltic...

Item ID: F513

29.99

Mating flies in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Mating flies (3 flies total) insect inclusions in genuine...

Item ID: F431

99.99

GNAT in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Gnat insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil stone, 30...

Item ID: F519

29.99

FLY in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Fly insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil stone, 30 -...

Item ID: F521

29.99

Large FLY in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Large FLY insect inclusion in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F510

39.99


2 GNATS in Baltic amber fossil
In magnifying box. Two gnats insect inclusions in genuine Baltic amber fossil...

Item ID: F518

29.99

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