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Gymnurechinus leakeyi Butler, 1956

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  • Title: Gymnurechinus leakeyi Butler, 1956
  • Type status: Paratype
  • Specific epithet: leakeyi
  • Scientific name authorship: Butler, 1956
  • Recorded by: Louis S. Leakey; b.07 August 1903; d.01 October 1972; Leakey; Miss Kenrick; Kenrick; D. G MacInnes;
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Order: Insectivora
  • Locality: Site R.12, Hiwegi, Rusinga Island; R 12 / R.12 / Rs 12 / Rs.12
  • Latest era or highest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Latest eon or highest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Identified by: Prof Percy M. Butler; Royal Holloway College; Butler
  • Identification Qualifier: Specimen was published using its field number
  • Higher geography: Africa; Kenya; Site R.12, Hiwegi, Rusinga Island, R 12 / R.12 / Rs 12 / Rs.12; Africa; Kenya
  • Higher classification: Animalia; Chordata; Vertebrata; Mammalia; Insectivora; Erinaceidae
  • Group: Rusinga Group
  • Genus: Gymnurechinus
  • Formation: Hiwegi Formation
  • Family: Erinaceidae
  • Earliest period or lowest system: Neogene
  • Earliest era or lowest erathem: Cenozoic
  • Earliest epoch or lowest series: Miocene
  • Earliest eon or Lowest eonothem: Phanerozoic
  • Earliest age or Lowestst age: Burdigalian
  • Country: Kenya
  • Continent: Africa
  • Class: Mammalia

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