Harrison Ford gets ant named after him
A US scientist has named an ant after Harrison Ford.
Edward Wilson has called a Central American ant, Peidole harrisonfordi
, to honour the actor's conservation work.
Ford is Vice Chairman of the American society Conservation International.
Wilson, a Harvard University scientist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, has also named a shiny brown ant from Mexico, Pheidole mooreorum
, after Intel Corporation co-founder Gordon Moore and his wife Betty.
The Moores are leading environmental philanthropists.