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Species: Lasius japonicus   Santschi, 1941 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius emarginatus var. japonicus Santschi, 1941 PDF: 277 (w.q.) JAPAN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Lasius niger: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 60; Yamauchi, 1979 PDF: 152.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Seifert, 1992b: 30.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Japan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected at 30 m

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius japonicus: casent0912291

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