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Ancient spider and offsprings found trapped in 99 million-year-old Burmese amber

Adult female spiders and baby spider lings have been found trapped in Burmese amber dating back about 99 million years. The Lagonomegopidae family of spiders is now extinct, but spiders have a long history and first appeared during the Carboniferous period between 359 to 299 million years ago. The fossilized Burmese amber pieces tell two […]