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Species: Lasius turcicus   Santschi, 1921 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius niger st. turcica Santschi, 1921a PDF: 115 (w.q.) TURKEY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Lasius alienus: Emery, 1925d PDF: 230; Stärcke, 1944b PDF: 157 (in key).
Junior synonym of Lasius alienus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 78.
[Repeat of this synonymy in Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 117, is ignored.].
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Seifert, 1992b: 10.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Turkey
    Europe: Bulgaria, Greece
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 2 times found in urban area, 2 times found in pine forest and roadsides, 1 times found in restaurant garden, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in sandy beach area, 1 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, 1 times found in deciduous forest with springs, 1 times found in Desert area, 1 times found in wooded limestone gorge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on stones, 2 times under stone, 2 times on stones close to stream, 1 times lawn along the stream, 1 times lawn, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times garden, 1 times from herbs, 1 times on wall of ancient aqueduct, 1 times on the ground, 1 times on shrubs, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times by hand, 1 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1872 meters, 244 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius turcicus: casent0912297

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