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O. Isoptera (worker and soldier termites)

Termite mound preserved in Copal with dozens of specimens

Era: Cenozoic

Period: Pliocene-Pleistocene

Provenance: Santander (Colombia)

Weight: 93.3 g / 0.20 lb

Measurements: 9.2 x 6.1 x 4.3 cm / 3.62 x 2.40 x 1.69 "


Copal is a resinous material of plant origin similar to amber but younger. Inside it usually contains traces of plant matter and sometimes insects are also found.


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Termitero in Copal

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