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Ceratomyrmex - the unicorn ant



In hindsight I don't know why if I like the bluring...

Ceratomyrmex ellenbergi is a new and fascinating ant species from amber found in Myanmar. Fossil ants are rare and this new one is among the weirdest genera I have ever seen. 

Long legs, strangely elongated, trap-like jaws and a possible sensory area sitting far above the head. The anatomy is similar to some still living genera which are known to hunt big game by themselves and not with the help of a colony.…
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