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Species: Lasius lasioides   (Emery, 1869) 

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Lasius lasioides elegantulus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

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.


Nearctic Region: Georgia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Balearic Islands, Croatia, France, Greece, Iran, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Serbia, Spain

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Dalmatia


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: 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 0 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 0 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in Lawn+Platanus, 0 times found in wadi mouth, 0 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 0 times found in wooded stream valley, 0 times found in mountain plateau, 0 times found in anthropogenic, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times on trunk, 0 times under stone, 0 times on trunk of deciduous tree, 0 times on trunk of olive tree, 0 times on tree, 0 times on shrubs, 0 times on olive tree, 0 times on ground, 0 times on Ficus tree, 0 times on bark of pine tree, 0 times on balcony, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times search, 4 times Manual.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 790 meters, 276 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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