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Species: Lasius himalayanus   Bingham, 1903 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Lasius himalayanus Bingham, 1903 PDF: 340 (w.) INDIA ("Himalaya"). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Type-material: 10 syntype workers. Type-locality: "Himalaya LX/9 (Smythies)"; "Himalaya 9000' (Smythies), XXX/22". Type-depository: MHNG. Type-specimen: CASENT0911043. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 48.) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Lasius niger brunneus himalayanus Forel, 1894; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
Junior synonym of Lasius brunneus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 47.
[Note: ostensibly as a subspecies of Lasius brunneus, but Seifert, 1992b PDF: 8, also states that Lasius himalayanus may be a valid species; it is treated as such here (Bolton, 1995b: 223).]
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India, Iran, Pakistan
    Europe: Italy
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

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Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1925-02-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Lasius himalayanus: casent0903216, casent0911043

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