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Species: †Oecophylla leakeyi   Wilson & Taylor, 1964 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Oecophylla leakeyi Wilson & Taylor, 1964 PDF: 93, fig. 2, pl. 2 (w.l.) KENYA (Miocene). AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

Mfwangano Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya; Early Miocene (16-23 Ma).


Holotype and some paratypes in Natural History Museum, London, U.K.; other paratypes in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachussetts, U.S.A.; in Centre for Prehistory and Paleontology, Coryndon Museum, Nairobi, Kenya.


Wilson E. O., Taylor R. W. 1964. A fossil ant colony: new evidence of social antiquity. Psyche, 71(2): 93-103.

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