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Species: Lasius (Lasius) emarginatus   (Olivier, 1792) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica emarginata Olivier, 1792: 494 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 416.
Combination in Lasius: Menozzi, 1921 PDF: 32; Müller, 1923b PDF: 123.
Combination in Lasius (Lasius): Wilson, 1955a PDF: 89.
Senior synonym of Lasius illyricus: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 34.
Senior synonym of Lasius alienus pontica: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 34.
For *Lasius emarginatus x platythorax* hybrid, see: Seifert, 2019d 10.21248/contrib.entomol.69.2.291-300 PDF; Seifert, 2020 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 65.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: United States
    Asia: Iran
    Europe: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Ukraine
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius emarginatus   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. Ch. Alluaud aux iles Canaries. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 81-88: 85, (download) 85 3764
Lasius emarginatus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 100, (download) 100 6175
Lasius emarginatus   Paknia, O., Radchenko, A. & Alipanah, H., 2008, A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Iran., Myrmecologische Nachrichten 11, pp. 151-159: 155, (download) 155 21820

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 87 times found in anthropogenic, 41 times found in Unknown, 4 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in city, 1 times found in Pinar, 3 times found in coniferous forest, 3 times found in mountain deciduous forest, 2 times found in village, 1 times found in Lawn, 2 times found in S-slope, deciduous forest on limestone, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times on the ground, 5 times on trunk, 2 times Forrajeando, 3 times Foraging, 3 times on tree, 3 times on shrubs, 3 times attracted to light at night, 2 times under stone, 2 times on rock, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times along road, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 94 times Manual catch, 55 times search, 10 times Hand, 4 times pitfall, 1 times hand coll., 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 7 - 1250 meters, 464 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-06-30 and 2020-06-30

Type specimens: paratype of Lasius nigro-emarginatus: antweb1041275; syntype of Lasius emarginatus brunneoemarginatus: casent0911045; syntype of Lasius niger nigroemarginatus: casent0911046

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