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Cockroach (fossil)
2129 Fd. Burma Amber
Order Blattodea
Beetle (fossil)
2181 Fd. Burma Amber
Click Beetle? (fossil)
2152 Fd. Burma Amber
Order Coleoptera
Beetle (fossil)
2149 Fd. Burma Amber
Beetle and Fly (fossil)
2171 Fd. Burma Amber
1.5 mm bl Beetle
Beetle (fossil)
2160 Fd. Burma Amber
3.5 mm bl
Very Small Beetle (fossil)
2161 Fd. Burma Amber
Beetle (fossil)
2167 Fd. Burma Amber
 Fly (fossil)
2188 Fd. Burma Amber
4 mm bl mol
Fly? (fossil)
2153 Fd. Burma Amber
Order Dipteria
Midge (fossil)
2133 Fd. Burma Amber
halteres
Fly (fossil)
2163 Fd. Burma Amber
Fly (fossil)
2144 Fd. Burma Amber
Mosquito (fossil)
2187 Fd. Burma Amber
1.5 mm bl
Fly (fossil)
2151 Fd. Burma Amber
Halteres
Fly (fossil)
2167 Fd. Burma Amber
Crane Fly (fossil)
2136 Fd. Burma Amber
Fly and Beetle (fossil)
2164 Fd. Burma Amber
Fly (fossil)
2173 Fd. Burma Amber
Fly (fossil)
2124 Fd. Burma Amber
Abdomen missing
Fly (fossil)
2175 Fd. Burma Amber
Midge (fossil)
2190 Fd. Burma Amber
1 mm bl, halteres
Fly (fossil)
2134 Fd. Burma Amber
halteres
Fly (fossil)
2145 Fd. Burma Amber
Mayfly? (fossil)
2182 Fd. Burma Amber
4 mm bl mol
Order Ephemeroptera
Order Hemiptera
Cicada (fossil)
2122 Fd. Burma Amber
4 mm bl
Cicada (fossil)
2131 Fd. Burma Amber
Cicada? (fossil)
2147 Fd. Burma Amber
Bug (fossil)
2176 Fd. Burma Amber
Bug (fossil)
2183 Fd. Burma Amber
5 ml bl m.o.l.
Bug (fossil)
2111 Fd. Burma Amber
Suborder Heteroptera
Suborder  Auchenorrhyncha
Bug (fossil)
2150 Fd. Burma Amber
Bug (fossil)
2135 Fd. Burma Amber
2.5 mm bl
Termite (fossil)
2137 Fd. Burma Amber
Worker Termite* (fossil)
2185 Fd. Burma Amber
2.5 mm bl
Order Isoptera
Termite Alate (fossil)
2162 Fd. Burma Amber
Wasp? (fossil)
2117 Fd. Burma Amber
Order Hymenoptera
Ceratpomyrmex? Ant (fossil)
2154 Fd. Burma Amber
Ant (fossil)
2116 Fd. Burma Amber
Wasp (fossil)
2188 Fd. Burma Amber
4 mm bl mol
Wasp or Hornet (fossil)
2130 Fd. Burma Amber
Bee or Wasp (fossil)
2132 Fd. Burma Amber
Class Insecta
 
Burma Amber Fossils Continued
    Amber is tree resin that has hardened over time in the earth's crust. Burmese "amber is found in sedimentary facies, greenish-grey shale layers embedded in other sedimentary rocks like sand and siltstones, micritic limestone and various organic materials, as well as thin layers of coal and amber bearing shale layers." [1]  Occasionally, amber contains inclusions of small animals and plants that became stuck in the resin when it was fresh and sticky.  Amber becomes a time capsule for its inclusions providing much more minute detail about  the inclusions than if they were fossilized in rock.  The age of the amber is always uncertain with claims for Lebanese amber  (95-45 million years (MY)), Burmese amber (99 MY), Siberian amber (80-115 MY), Canadian amber (70-80 MY), Baltic amber (35-40 MY), and Dominican amber (25-30 MY). [2] [3] These dates are speculative depending often on circular reasoning such as relative dating based on assumed evolutionary relationships of the fossils found.  Also, some dates are derived from questionable radiometric dating methods.
 
    Fossil insects that are supposedly tens of millions of years old are remarkably similar to present day insects.  This statis of insects rather than supporting macro evolution calls its gradual progression assumption "from very different and often much simpler ancestors" into question.
 
 
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[1] Ross, Andrew etal, A review of the history, geology and age of  Burmese amber (Burmite), Researchgate, website viewed March 12, 2020, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284587170_A_review_of_the_history_geology_and_age_of_Burmese_amber_Burmite 
[2] Amber fossils from Lebanon, American University of Beirut, website viewed March 11, 2020,
http://almashriq.hiof.no/ddc/projects/amber/azaar/index.html
[3]Burmese amber, Wikipedia, website viewed March 10, 2020, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burmese_amber