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RELICT. A widow; as A B, relict of C D.

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I follow here the definition of a relict species proposed by Lincoln et al.
Known from fossil records to have existed 400,000 years ago, it is one of many glacial relict species that are found in the region of northeast Iowa, northwest Illinois, southeast Minnesota, and southwest Wisconsin called the driftless area.