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Species: Lasius (Lasius) brunneus   (Latreille, 1798) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Tajikistan
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius brunneus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 700, (download) 700 4445
Lasius brunneus   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820
Lasius brunneus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 98, (download) 98 6175

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 264 times found in Unknown, 139 times found in Forest, 107 times found in anthropogenic, 15 times found in dry grassland, 14 times found in Wet grassland, 12 times found in shrubs, 8 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 2 times found in Urban area, 3 times found in heathlands, 3 times found in deciduous forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on trunk, 2 times ground foragers, 1 times strays, 2 times on the ground, 2 times on path, 2 times leaf litter (-10-0 cm), 1 times in moist log, 1 times in leaf litter, 1 times hazelnut leaves (-5-0 cm), 1 times under stones, 1 times under stone in soil (-5-0 cm), ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 194 times Manual catch, 91 times Pitfall trap, 41 times sifting of soil samples, 24 times Search, 9 times Malaise trap, 5 times Hand, 5 times beating, 5 times pitfall, 3 times light trap, 2 times Alcohol trap, 2 times White color trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 13 - 1800 meters, 483 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1896-05-31 and 2020-07-01

Type specimens: neotype of Lasius brunneus: antweb1041436; syntype of Lasius niger alienobrunneus: casent0911044; type of Lasius brunneus var. obscuratus: focol2737

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