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Got another Burmite bug for possible ID. Roughly 1 mm in length. The wings are there, just apparently very thin & almost the same color as the amber itself. Seems to be very well preserved for being 99+ myo. Once my microscope comes in, maybe I can get better pics, but for now.
I just received this amazing piece of Burmese amber yesterday. The seller thought the long strands were pine needles, but I think they are segmented coprolites from an insect/larva similar to that of the modern sawfly larva. While, I'm pretty good at spotting fossilized fecal matter, I'm not so good at bugs. I'm hoping someone here can help me ID the insects and mite so that I can confirm this dates to the Cretaceous. 1. Can anyone tell me what this one is? It was identified by the seller as a sand fly. I'm hoping the terminal appendages (hopefully I'm using the correct terminology