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Description of inclusions:  Insecta: Orthoptera Locality: Lithuania Dimensions of amber stones (mm): 30 x 22 x 11 (1 Inch = 25.4 mm) Dimensions of inclusion (max. mm): 16 (body - 7) Weight (grams): 4.1 Preservation of main inclusion: (8) good preservation. Complete inclusion good seen from both sides … Read entire article »

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5 Dytiscidae larvaes & Diplura in baltic amber

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Giant fossil cockroach insect inclusion in Baltic amber

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Giant fossil cockroach insect inclusion in Baltic amber

Giant fossil cockroach insect inclusion in Baltic amber

Giant fossil cockroach insect inclusion in Baltic amber Photos and Description by: Baltic Amber Fossils … Read entire article »

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Cricket fossil insect inclusion in Baltic amber

Cricket fossil insect inclusion in Baltic amber

            Photos and Description by: Baltic Amber Fossils   Description of inclusions:  Insecta: Tettigoniidae, imago Locality: Lithuania Dimensions of amber stones (mm): 30 x 14 x 7 (1 Inch = 25.4 mm) Dimensions of inclusion (max. mm): 6 (body) Weight (grams): 1.8     … Read entire article »

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Unusual Swarm of 50 + rove beetles – Baltic Amber

Unusual Swarm of 50 + rove beetles – Baltic Amber

  Photos and Description by:  amber-treasure-4u   Description: Huge Baltic amber stone with unusual swarm of 50 + rove beetles Staphylinidae, gnat, midge and aphid larva. Size: It weighs 23.4 grams. Measurements of stone 51x40x23mm, length of beetles body and head ~ 2mm. Color: Honey … Read entire article »

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Super Rare Feather in Dominican Amber

        Photos and Description by:  terratreasures A superbly preserved and exceptionally rare BeautifulBird Feather. This is only the 3rd feather we have seen in Dominican amber, a very rare find.  From Weitschat and Wichard "Comparative studies by Bachofen-Echt suggest that the Tertiary amber forest was probably populated by passerines (Sitta - nuthatches, Parus - tits), woodpeckers and representatives of the genus Momotus, which today occur in Central and South America. These insectivorous birds nest in trees..." beautifully preserved and nicely displayed in an authentic Dominican Amber Gemstone excavated in the world famous La Toca Amber Mine.    … Read entire article »

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