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Species: Lasius (Lasius) grandis   Forel, 1909 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Lasius niger var. grandis Forel, 1909c PDF: 104 (w.) SPAIN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of E.O. Wilson). Type-locality: lectotype Spain: Ronda, Andalousie (C. Voigt). Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0911047. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 67.) Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 4 paralectotype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: MHNG. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 67.) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Lasius alienus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 77; Bernard, 1967a PDF: 356; Smith, 1979: 1435.
Junior synonym of Lasius niger: Yarrow, 1967 PDF: 30.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Canary Islands, Macaronesia, Morocco
    Europe: Albania, Andorra, Balearic Islands, Portugal, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in Huerto Naranjos, 7 times found in Pinar, 6 times found in Bosque de Ribera, 5 times found in Eucaliptos,mimosas, 4 times found in Jardín, 3 times found in Bosque caducifolio/pinos/eucaliptos, 00 times found in 21, 3 times found in anthropogenic, 2 times found in Urbano, 2 times found in Gardens, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times Nido bajo piedra, 5 times Bajo piedra, 5 times Forrajeando, 6 times Foraging, 2 times NBP, 2 times Nest under tree log, 3 times Nest under stone, 3 times under stone, 1 times Sobre euforbia con pulgones, 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times park, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 60 times Hand, 14 times search, 11 times Pitfall, 9 times Net, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 24 hours, 1 times By Hand, 1 times Malaise, 1 times Yellow Trap, 1 times 6L sifted litter, extracted in Winkler sack over 14 hours.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 2250 meters, 365 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1933-09-09 and 2017-06-21

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius grandis: casent0911047



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