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Species: Lasius lasioides   (Emery, 1869) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

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 PDF: 126; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 38.
Revived status as species: Stärcke, 1944b PDF: 155.
[Repeat of this synonymy in Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 117, is ignored].
Revived from synonymy: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 8.
Senior synonym of Lasius fumatus: Emery, 1870 PDF: 194; of Lasius fuscula: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 182; of Lasius barbarus: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 8.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Europe: Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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: 4 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 3 times found in oak forest, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 2 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in Jardín, 1 times found in Lawn+Platanus, 1 times found in Urban, 1 times found in old olive tree plantation, 1 times found in urban area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times on trunk, 5 times under stone, 3 times Foraging, 2 times on trunk of deciduous tree, 2 times on ground, 1 times Foraging on tree, 1 times on trunk of trees, 1 times on trunk of tree, 1 times on trunk of olive tree, 1 times on tree, 1 times on shrubs, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Hand, 8 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1740 meters, 315 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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