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Species: Lasius (Chthonolasius) umbratus   (Nylander, 1846) 

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Lasius umbratus_cf, Lasius umbratus_nr1, Lasius umbratus affinis, Lasius umbratus affino-umbratus, Lasius umbratus affinoumbratus, Lasius umbratus apennina, Lasius umbratus apenninus, Lasius umbratus aphidicola, Lasius umbratus belgarum, Lasius umbratus bicornis, Lasius umbratus cereomicans, Lasius umbratus distinguenda, Lasius umbratus distinguendus, Lasius umbratus epinotalis, Lasius umbratus exacuta, Lasius umbratus exacutus, Lasius umbratus hirtiscapus, Lasius umbratus hybrida, Lasius umbratus ibericus, Lasius umbratus meridionalis, Lasius umbratus minutus, Lasius umbratus mixta, Lasius umbratus mixto-umbrata, Lasius umbratus mixto-umbratus, Lasius umbratus mixtoaffinis, Lasius umbratus mixtobicornis, Lasius umbratus mixtus, Lasius umbratus nuda, Lasius umbratus prczewalskii, Lasius umbratus przewalskii, Lasius umbratus sabularum, Lasius umbratus sancho, Lasius umbratus speculiventris, Lasius umbratus subumbrata, Lasius umbratus subumbratus, Lasius umbratus umbrato-affinis, Lasius umbratus umbrato-mixta, Lasius umbratus umbratoaffinis, Lasius umbratus umbratus, Lasius umbratus vestita, Lasius umbratus vestitus, Lasius umbratus viehmeyeri

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Formica umbrata Nylander, 1846b PDF: 1048 (q.m.) FINLAND. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Schenck, 1852 PDF: 59 (w.); Hauschteck, 1962 PDF: 219 (k.); Hung, 1969 PDF: 456 (k.).
Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 50; in Donisthorpea: Donisthorpe, 1915f: 223; in Formicina: Emery, 1916a PDF: 241; in Acanthomyops: Ruzsky, 1925b PDF: 44; in Chthonolasius: Ruzsky, 1936: 91; in Lasius (Chthonolasius): Ruzsky, 1914a PDF: 59; Müller, 1923b: 129; Emery, 1925d PDF: 233; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150.
Senior synonym of Lasius belgarum: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150; Seifert, 1988a PDF: 150; of Lasius hirtiscapus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150; Seifert, 1990 PDF: 11; of Lasius affinoumbratus, Lasius aphidicola, Lasius epinotalis, Lasius exacutus, Lasius nyaradi, Lasius osakana, Lasius silvestrii and material of the unavailable names Lasius mixtoaffinis, Lasius mixtobicornis referred here: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150; of Lasius mixtoumbratus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150; Kutter, 1977c: 14.


Nearctic Region: Alabama, Alberta, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Palearctic Region: Aargau, Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brabant-Wallon, Brussel Hoofdstedelijk G, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hainaut, Hovedstaden, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Limburg, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Montenegro, Namur, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Oost-Vlaanderen, Osaka, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Sjaelland, Skåne, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, Vlaams-Brabant, West-Vlaanderen

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius umbratus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 101-102, (download) 101-102 6175
Lasius umbratus   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest under limestone slab, 0 times ground foraging, 0 times under stone, 1 times Turbera, 0 times on road, 1 times leaf litter in oak, 0 times in the ground, 0 times foraging on ground, 0 times flying, l&ed on t-shirt, 1 times Bajo piedra, nido, 1 times Bajo piedra, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Pitfall trap, 0 times Manual catch, 0 times Color trap, 0 times Malaise trap, 4 times Under rock, 1 times search, 0 times Log stage 4, 0 times Window trap, 0 times Log stage 3, 0 times Pyramid trap, 3 times Hand, ...

Elevations: collected from 3 - 2896 meters, 1228 meters average

Type specimens: Paratype: fmnhins0000114553; syntype of Lasius silvestrii osakana: casent0912287; syntype of Lasius umbratus exacutus: casent0911055; syntype of Lasius umbratus mixtoumbratus: casent0911054; type of Lasius umbratus: casent0903215

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