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Species: Lasius nigrescens   Stitz, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Lasius emarginatus var. nigrescens Stitz, 1930a PDF: 240 (q.) TAJIKISTAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype queen (by designation of E.O. Wilson). Type-locality: lectotype “West-Pamir, VII-IX 28, leg. Reinig, Maz, 3800 m, 15.-19. VIII”. Type-depository: ZMHB. Type-specimen: ANTWEB1008433 (lectotype). (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 75.) Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 4 paralectotype queens. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: ZMHB. Paratype-specimen: ANTWEB1008434. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 75.) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Lasius niger: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 60; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 355; Smith, 1979: 1436.
Status as species: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 38 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 224; Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 75.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Tajikistan
    Europe: Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 3800 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 1928-08-15 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius nigrescens: antweb1008433; paratype of Lasius nigrescens: antweb1008434; type of Lasius emarginatus nigrescens: focol2740, focol2741

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