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Species: Lasius lasioides   (Emery, 1869) 


Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Prenolepis lasioides Emery, 1869b PDF: 6, pl. 1, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Emery, 1870 PDF: 194; in Formicina (Donisthorpea): Emery, 1916a PDF: 241; in Acanthomyops: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927e PDF: 189; in Lasius: Müller, 1923b: 126; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 38.
Revived status as species: Stärcke, 1944b: 155.
[Repeat of this synonymy in Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 117, is ignored].
Revived from synonymy: Seifert, 1992b: 8.
Senior synonym of Lasius fumatus: Emery, 1870 PDF: 194; of Lasius fuscula: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 182; of Lasius barbarus: Seifert, 1992b: 8.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Africa
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Southern Asia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Balearic Islands, Balearic Islands, Catalonia, Crete, Croatia, Europe, France, Georgia, Greece, Ionía Nísia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Liguria, Macedonia, Malta, Marrakech-Safi, Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, Montenegro, Morocco, Northern Africa, Portugal, Serbia, Southern Europe, Spain, Toscana, Turkey, Valencia, Western Asia, Western Europe

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Dalmatia

Biology:

outcrops in North Europe, feeding on exudates of root aphids, but also by scavenging and predating small insects

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in forest edge, 0 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 1 times found in Jardín, 1 times found in Lawn+Platanus, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Urban, 0 times found in old olive tree plantation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times under stone, 0 times on trunk, 3 times Foraging, 0 times on trunk of deciduous tree, 0 times on ground, 1 times Foraging on tree, 0 times under stone in the shade, 1 times Tronco de olivo, 0 times park bench, 0 times on trunk of trees, 0 times on trunk of tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Hand, 0 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1740 meters, 301 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius alienus barbarus: antweb1008431; Lectotype of Lasius alienus barbarus: casent0912293; Lectotype of Prenolepis lasioides: casent0915590



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