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Cretaceous Cenomanian Leaf Cutter Ant (?) Please Id

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I am at a loss on how to verify if this is a leaf cutter ant. If it is it is far older than anything yet discovered on leaf cutter ants.  Notice the square shaped leaf fragment near its face.  I don't know what it might be if not the ant's prize.  Science says that these insects started to cultivate fungus in the tertiary.  Advice?  

 

 

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ynot

Welcome to TFF!

If it is a real piece of amber then it is a good possibility and could be a important discovery.

It would need to be looked at by an entomologist that can differentiate ant species.

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