DescriptionFLY SWARM IN AMBER Order: Diptera
In this almost perfectly clear amber nugget, a swarm of over a dozen tiny flies has been entrapped forever. As the resinous sap leaked slowly from a tree, these unfortunate insects were taken by surprise and caught in the sticky goo which over 30 million years hardened into the fossil amber we have here today. An incredible snapshot of prehistoric times, this fine specimen measures 13/16 wide and has been photographed and authenticated by Dr George Poinar.
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