Description

    LARGE CENTIPEDE IN AMBER
    Lithobiidae sp.
    Samland Peninsula, Russia

    Centipedes are carnivorous chilopods that have been crawling around on earth for over 430 million years. They are equipped with many legs for quick movement and poisonous fangs to subdue prey. This specimen is exceptionally preserved in amber with a great number of legs and large antennae. The centipede itself measures ¼ inch long in a beautiful amber nugget measuring 1 1/8 inches that also contains midges and other flying insects.


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2010
    17th Sunday
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