Baltic Fossil Resin (Amber) Liocranid Spider

Name: Fossil Amber Spider

Phylum: Arthropoda; Subphylum Chelicerata; Class Arachnida; Order Araneae; Family Liocranidae

Geological Time: Upper Eocene - Lower Oligocene

Size: Spider: 2 mm

Fossil Site: Kaliningrad District, Russia

This fossil resin piece displays a Liocranid spider. There are 43 Families of Spiders represented in Baltic amber, of which some 75% are thougt to be extinct genera. This one is well-displayed within this finely-polished amber piece.

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