Fossil Caterpillars and Moths embedded in Amber

  
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley


from the Dominican Republic
possible moth trapped about 30 million years ago.
(Photo: courtesy of Leslie Schwing)


from the Baltic
possible Caterpillar trapped in a piece of amber
Eocene: 40-50 million years old
(Photo: courtesy of Andrzej Gorski)


from the Baltic
possible Lepidoptera pupa trapped in a piece of amber
Eocene: 40-50 million years old
(Photo: courtesy of Andrzej Gorski)


from the Baltic
possible moth trapped in a piece of amber
length: about 5 mm.
Eocene: 40-50 million years old
(Photo: courtesy of Andrzej Gorski)


from the Baltic
possible Caterpillar trapped in a piece of amber
length: about 4 mm.
Eocene: 40-50 million years old
(Photo: courtesy of Andrzej Gorski)

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(updated 3 December 2009)