University of illinois Urbana-Champaign

Image of the Week Gallery

Biomicroct Image of Fossilized Ant in Amber

Download original media

Media Details

Created 02/02/2010

This ant, in amber, is said to be from the Baltic Region of Russia, from the Late Eocene Epoch, and thus about 40 million years old.


  • Darren Stevenson , ITG, Beckman Institute
  • Leilei Yin , ITG, Beckman Institute
Back to all images