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Title: Living Fossils- Ant from Mars that Never Left Earth
Authors: Datta, Sukanya
Issue Date: Sep-2010
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT364O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">Martialis <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT367O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">heureka <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT366O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">is a new species of ant discovered in 2003 under leaf litter at the Empresa Brasileira de <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT366O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">Pesquisa Agropecuária in Manaus, Brazil by Christian Rabeling, University of Texas, USA. The name <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT367O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">Martialis <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT367O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">heuraka <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: TT366O00; color: rgb(35, 31, 32);">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.</span></span></span></span></span></span></span>
Description: 55
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/10204
ISSN: 0036-8512
Appears in Collections:SR Vol.47(09) [September 2010]

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