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Genus: Lasius   Fabricius, 1804 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Extant: 112 species, 3 subspecies

Fossil: 22 species, 1 subspecies

Lasius Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 415 . Type-species: Formica nigra, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903 PDF: 338. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Lasius Jurine, 1801: 164 (Apidae), resurrected by Morice & Durrant, 1915 PDF: 421, later suppressed by Act of Commission.].
Lasius in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878c PDF: 374 [Camponotidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879a: 452 [Camponotidae]; Forel, 1886h PDF: 206; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 181.
Lasius in Camponotinae, Camponotini: Forel, 1886h PDF: 206.
Lasius in Formicinae, Lasius genus group: Agosti, 1991 PDF: 296.
Lasius in Formicinae, Lasiini: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 384; Emery, 1925d PDF: 226; all subsequent authors except the entries above; Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 22, 96.
Lasius as genus: Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 415; Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 172; Emery, 1925d PDF: 226; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 11; all subsequent authors.
Genus Lasius references
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Distribution:


African Region: Macaronesia
Eurasian Region: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Alicante, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Balearic Islands, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Crete, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
Nearctic Region: Alabama, Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, Baja California, British Columbia, California, Canada, Colorado, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin
Neotropical Region: Falkland Islands, Mexico
South East Asia Region: Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan

Taxon Page Author History

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Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008
Lasius   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 13, (download) 13 21008
Lasius   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 92-96, (download) 92-96 6175
Lasius   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: 29, (download) 29 21008

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