Location: Mina la Cumbre, Dominican Republic.
Fossil resin of vegetable origin that comes from the legume Hymenaea protera, dated between 25 and 40 million years.
Dominican amber differs from Baltic amber by being more transparent, and by having a greater number of fossil remains.
The amblipigios or amblipigids are an order of arachnids composed of species typically tropical. In spite of their aggressive aspect, they are totally harmless since they lack poison. The most peculiar feature is the shape of the first pair of legs, much longer than others and with tactile function.
Weight: 6,69 g.