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Species: Lasius (Lasius) alienus   (Foerster, 1850) 

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See Also:

Lasius alienus barbarus, Lasius alienus pannonica, Lasius alienus pontica

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Formica aliena Foerster, 1850a: 36 (w.m.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Lasius americanus, Lasius pannonica and material of the unavailable names Lasius alienoamericanus, Lasius flavidus, Lasius turkmenus referred here: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 77.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2012-07-25 17:14:13 Eli Sarnat modified Identification
On 2012-07-20 18:29:59 Eli Sarnat modified Biology
On 2012-07-20 18:29:01 Eli Sarnat modified Distribution

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in Pinyon-cedar woodland, 1 times found in beech-maple forest, 0 times found in heathlands, 1 times found in Meadow, 0 times found in pinyon-cedar-oak woodland, 0 times found in Mixed hardwood forest, 0 times found in shortgrass prairie, 0 times found in Short grass prairie, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 2 times Under rock, 2 times pitfall trap, 47 times search, 1 times log stage 4, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times under log, 2 times log stage 3, 3 times winkler, 1 times log stage 5, 0 times log stage 2, 6 times Bay Area Ant Survey (BAAS), ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 3170 meters, 1310 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Formica aliena: casent0915591; syntype of Lasius niger americanus: casent0905677

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