This fig wasp proves that plants of the fig genus existed in the amber forest,
even though no direct evidence of fig trees or shrubs has turned up in
Dominican amber. Each species of fig today has its own specific wasp
pollinator; experts believe the same to have been true back then. Note also the
tiny wormlike creatures caught in the midst of escaping from the wasp's body.
Such nematodes today hitch a ride on fig wasps to the next fig, where they