Sunday, February 17, 2019

Ant Fossil From Florissant Formation

This image shows what appears to be an ant fossil. The fossil was found in the Florissant Formation of Teller County, Colorado, USA. It dates to the Eocene Epoch (56-33.9 million years ago) of the Paleogene Period (66-23 million years ago). Thanks to Kenny for this microscope image. Field of view on image is approximately 2 mm.