Sir: It was a pleasure to see natural history (amber) make the front page ("Amber bee eclipses 'Jurassic Park' fiction", 19 May). I don't wish to be a spoilsport, but your "bee" is, in fact, a fungus gnat (ie, a true fly).
Maidstone Museum and
Art Gallery, Maidstone, Kent
The writer is Visiting Research Fellow, Reading and Keeper of Natural History, Maidstone.