Make your own free website on Tripod.com

A Prehistoric Rain Forest

This Male Ant became trapped in the sticky tree sap that ultimately served as it's 20-30 million year-old tomb.

Specimen #AMB-2
Male (Winged) Ant in Amber
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae (Winged ant and worker ant)
Size of Inclusion: 1 mm
Stone Length (max): 9 mm
Stone Width (max): 5 mm
Stone Depth (max): 3 mm
Time Period: Oligocene-Miocene
Location: Dominican Republic

Return to Insect Menu

- Winged Male Ant - Beetle - Gall Gnat - Wasp -