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One of the strangest things of all about ancient ants is that relating to an ant discovered in Baltic amber and named Gesomyrmex.

Years later, it was found that this same ant still lives in Borneo. In this same tropical region are also found weaver ants (Oecophylla), but these ants once lived in the cool Baltic forests and they, too, became trapped in the sticky resin, thus furnishing additional proof that its climate was once warm and tropical.

—Compiled from information located in
The Ant Realm by Ross E. Hutchins; Dodd, Mead & Company;
New York; 1967; page 187.
This entry is located in the following unit: myrmeco-, myrmec-, myrme-, myrmic-, myrmi- + (page 1)