Scutigerid Centipede (Baltic Amber) – Oligocene – Lithuania

SCUTIGERID CENTIPEDE in BALTIC AMBER

Oligocene

Lithuania

 

 

Specimen 1

 

SCUTIGERID CENTIPEDE in Huge BALTIC AMBER – RARE !

Item number: 270290754125

Starting bid: US $449.99  

End: Oct-28-08 09:52:00 PDT

Seller: amber-treasure-4u (ebay)

 

About amber: Amber, as it has been attracting attention of people from remote times, is called Lithuanian gold. It is valued as a marvelous adornment because it reminds of warm sunshine. Ladies used to wear it with a great pleasure in ancient Rome and in the Medieval Ages in West Europe and Asia. Nowadays it is also fashionable and is being worn widely. Maybe because it is easy grind and polished nevertheless it as hard as a stone.

Description: Huge Baltic amber stone with rare scutigerid centipede.

Size: It weighs 5.7 grams. Measurements of stone 48x26x8mm, length of centipede max ~ 14mm, body and head ~ 4.5mm.

Color: Honey

Location: All items are delivered from Lithuania.

ADD: Myriapoda: Chilopoda (Scutigeridae)

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