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Elmidae, riffle beetles, have both adult and immature stages that show specializations for water environments. Fossils of adults of Elmidae are already known from amber, however a record of immatures was so far lacking. We report here the first fossil larva of Elmidae, preserved in Baltic amber. To be able to access details of the body hidden by inclusions and "Verlumung" we conducted, in addition to optical documentation methods, micro-CT and synchrotron documentation methods. The larva isdoi:10.7717/peerj.13025 pmid:35415015 pmcid:PMC8995018 fatcat:fpo4ndx6avf4llwdqnfsoqwi4q