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Species: Lasius (Lasius) platythorax   Seifert, 1991 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

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.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Turkey
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  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, 167 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 shrubs, 26 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 16 times found in dunes & inland dunes, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times in rotten log, 2 times ground foragers, 2 times under stone, 2 times on log, 1 times in log, 1 times in leaf litter, 1 times in dry log, 1 times in dead tree, 1 times Foraging, 1 times beech forest, dry river-bed, 1 times at base of tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 514 times Pitfall trap, 152 times Manual catch, 31 times search, 27 times Malaise trap, 14 times sifting of soil samples, 9 times beating, 6 times Green color trap, 6 times insect net, 5 times White color trap, 5 times Window trap, 5 times light trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1250 meters, 491 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1908-09-06 and 2020-08-14

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

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