Fossil Wasp - Cereste, France - Oligocene
Fossil wasp, Cereste, Haute Provence, France. Dates to the Oligocene (30 - 35 million years old).
The layered limestone formed in a shallow inland lake during the Oligocene epoch some 30 million years ago, at this time is was a tropical climate.
The matrix is 7.9 cm x 4.7 cm
The wasp is 1.2 cm