NISCAIR Online Periodicals Repository

Popular Science Magazines >
Science Reporter >
SR Vol.47 [2010] >
SR Vol.47(09) [September 2010] >

Title: Living Fossils- Ant from Mars that Never Left Earth
Authors: Datta, Sukanya
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Martialis heureka is a new species of ant discovered in 2003 under leaf litter at the Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária in Manaus, Brazil by Christian Rabeling, University of Texas, USA. The name Martialis heuraka means “Eureka ant from Mars.” This bizarre-looking ant is a blind, subterranean predator; pale in colour, 2-3 mm long with large, tweezer-shaped jaws.
Page(s): 55
ISSN: 0036-8512
Source:SR Vol.47(09) [September 2010]

Files in This Item:

File Description SizeFormat
SR 47(9) (Living Fossils).pdf92.3 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
 Current Page Visits: 722 
Recommend this item


Online Submission of Articles |  NISCAIR Website |  National Knowledge Resources Consortium |  Contact us |  Feedback

Disclaimer: NISCAIR assumes no responsibility for the statements and opinions advanced by contributors. The editorial staff in its work of examining papers received for publication is helped, in an honorary capacity, by many distinguished engineers and scientists.

CC License Except where otherwise noted, the Articles on this site are licensed under Creative Commons License: CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India

Copyright © 2015 The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi. All rights reserved.

Powered by DSpace Copyright © 2002-2007 MIT and Hewlett-Packard | Compliant to OAI-PMH V 2.0

Home Page Total Visits: 164777 since 01-Sep-2015  Last updated on 21-Jun-2016Webmaster: