Current View: All Antweb
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb

X

To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.40. California Academy of Science, online at https://www.antweb.org. Accessed .

· For web:


Species: †Oecophylla leakeyi   Wilson & Taylor, 1964 

Classification:
Download Data

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
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Distribution Notes:

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

Comments:

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.

References:

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


See something amiss? Send us an email.