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Species: Lasius platythorax   Seifert, 1991 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Lasius (Lasius) platythorax Seifert, 1991b PDF: 73, figs. 3, 6, 7 (w.q.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Prince, 1996: 299 (m.).
See also: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 29.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 433 times found in Unknown, 210 times found in heathlands, 166 times found in forest, 68 times found in dry grassland, 62 times found in Wet grassland, 38 times found in Anthropogenic, 36 times found in bogs & fenns, 26 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 26 times found in shrubs, 16 times found in dunes & inland dunes, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times in rotten log, 1 times in log, 1 times in dry log, 1 times in dead tree, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times Foraging, 1 times beech forest, dry river-bed, 1 times at base of tree, 1 times under stone, 1 times under rotten log, 1 times under & in fallen log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 514 times Pitfall trap, 152 times Manual catch, 27 times Malaise trap, 20 times search, 14 times sifting of soil samples, 9 times beating, 6 times Green color trap, 6 times insect net, 5 times light trap, 5 times White color trap, 5 times Window trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 750 meters, 377 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Lasius platythorax: casent0913673, casent0915593; type of Lasius platythorax: focol0745

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