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Species: Lasius bicornis   (Foerster, 1850) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica bicornis Foerster, 1850a: 41 (q.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1874 PDF: 47 (w.); Forel, 1915d: 56 (m.).
Senior synonym of Lasius incisa: Smith, 1858a PDF: 8; Emery, 1922b PDF: 13; [missing reference] Seifert, 1988: 161; of Lasius microgyna: Vandel, 1926 PDF: 197; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 183; of Lasius kashmirensis, Lasius neapolitana, Lasius oertzeni: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 183.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India
    Europe: Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Slovakia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in SE SLO

Biology:

Forest steppe, dry and warm forests. Nests in/under stumps and fallen logs.

Notes:

very rare (Dutch vernacular name: langschubmier)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius bicornis   Forel, A., 1886, Études myrmécologiques en 1886., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 30, pp. 131-215: 78, (download) 78 3923
Lasius bicornis   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 105, (download) 105 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Unknown, 1 times found in Forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times Manual catch, 1 times UV light trap, 1 times Hand, 1 times Malaise trap.

Type specimens: Holotype of Acanthomyops bicornis kashmirensis: casent0903211; syntype of Lasius bicornis neapolitana: casent0905680; syntype of Lasius bicornis oertzeni: casent0911052



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