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Species: Lasius psammophilus   Seifert, 1992 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lasius (Lasius) psammophilus Seifert, 1992b PDF: 15, figs. 4, 6, 11 (w.q.) GERMANY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 61 times found in dry grassland, 30 times found in heathlands, 18 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 12 times found in Unknown, 3 times found in Forest, 1 times found in Dunes, Pinus sp., 2 times found in Anthropogenic, 2 times found in bogs & fenns, 2 times found in Wet grassland, 2 times found in N-slope, alpine meadow, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under stone, 1 times Nido, 2 times nest in sand, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest mound around heath, 1 times lawn, 1 times in & under small rotten tree root, 1 times ground nest in sand, 1 times ground nest, 1 times dunes on the beach, 1 times on sandy roadside, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 70 times Manual catch, 54 times Pitfall trap, 15 times search, 4 times Hand, 2 times Color trap.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1750 meters, 733 meters average

Type specimens: type of Lasius psammophilus: focol0752

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