Discothyrea leae

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Discothyrea leae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. leae
Binomial name
Discothyrea leae
Clark, 1934

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • leae. Discothyrea leae Clark, 1934b: 29, pl. 2, fig. 11 (q.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia).
    • Type-material: holotype queen.
    • Type-locality: Australia: South Australia, Mt Lofty (A.M. Lea).
    • Type-depository: SAMA.
    • Status as species: Smith, M.R. & Wing, 1955: 108; Brown, 1958g: 253; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 29; Taylor, 1987a: 24; Bolton, 1995b: 171.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material



  • Clark, J. 1934b. New Australian ants. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 21-47 (page 29, pl. 2, fig. 11 queen described)