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  • Graduate student finds new ant species

    By Tara Chandler
    Published: Sept. 22, 2008
    Graduate

    An ant so unlike all other living ants that it was given an extraterrestrial name has been discovered in the Amazon rain forest. The tiny new species is the only known surviving member of an ant lineage that separated from the main family more than a hundred million years ago, DNA analysis revealed. The pale, …

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      Michael said on Jan. 26, 2012 at 3:08 p.m.
      Interesting article, it goes to show yet again just how many different species of ants there really are that we keep finding new ones. Can't argue with an ant that eats termite larvae though, wish there were more of those around.