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Species: Lasius (Cautolasius) flavus

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2014)

Formica flava Fabricius, 1782: 491 (w.) EUROPE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Latreille, 1798: 42 (q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1953c PDF: 152 (l.); Hauschteck, 1962 PDF: 219 (k.); Imai, 1966b PDF: 120 (k.).
Senior synonym of Lasius ruficornis: Roger, 1862c PDF: 285; of Lasius ibericus and material of the unavailable name Lasius sancho referred here: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 112; Seifert, 1990 PDF: 12; of Lasius apennina, Lasius brevicornis, Lasius fuscoides, Lasius helvus, Lasius microps (and its junior synonym Lasius claripennis), Lasius morbosa, Lasius odoratus, Lasius olivacea: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 112.

See Also:

Lasius flavus claripennis, Lasius flavus flavoides, Lasius flavus fuscoides, Lasius flavus morbosa, Lasius flavus odoratus, Lasius flavus olivacea

Distribution:

Throughout SLO

Biology:

Mostly grasslands (dry or wet), subterranean

Notes:

One wonders if the old name bicornis might be valid for this American population?

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Unknown, 0 times found in Anthropogenic, 0 times found in dry grassland, 0 times found in heathlands, 0 times found in Wet grassland, 0 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 0 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 0 times found in Forest, 0 times found in shrubs, 0 times found in Mixed Hardwood Forest, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Pitfall trap, 15 times search, 0 times Color trap, 0 times Malaise trap, 0 times White pitfall, 0 times Under rock, 0 times Nest sample, 0 times Under stone, 3 times hand collecting, 1 times Davis sifter, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2655 meters, 1436 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lasius brevicornis: casent0905678; syntype of Lasius umbratus ibericus: casent0912281; syntype of Lasius umbratus ibericus sancho: casent0912282; Type of Lasius flavus: casent0903209, casent0903210

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