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    SPINY LARVAE IN AMBER
    Unclassified
    Eocene
    Russia

    This fantastic spiny larvae was trapped in this piece of Baltic Amber some 45 million years ago to become this quality fossil specimen.The piece of amber entombing this unique creature features the golden brown color and look very characteristic of this material. This "monster" can easily be seen with the naked eye and really comes to life when it is viewed in the photo that accompanies the piece. Tremendous detail is apparent with all aspects of the spiny larvae which is so perfectly preserved in this instance. This is not the typical type of creature usually captured in amber and is a uniquely collectible specimen.1 inch (2.54 cm) x .75 inches (1.91 cm).


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    2nd Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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