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Species: Lasius austriacus   Schlick-Steiner et al., 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius austriacus Schlick-Steiner et al., 2003: 726, figs. 1-6 (w.q.m.) AUSTRIA, CZECH REPUBLIC. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Austria: Feldberg, vic. Pulkau (48°40’N, 15°51’E), 360 m., 6.viii.2002, no. 10982 (B.C. Schlick-Steiner & F.M. Steiner). Primary type depository: NHMW. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 254 paratype workers, 55 paratype queens, 124 paratype males. Secondary type localities: 31 paratype workers, 25 paratype queens, 63 paratype males with same data as holotype, 25 paratype workers, 4 paratype queens, 47 paratype males with same data as holotype but no. 11055, 9 paratype workers, 10 paratype queens with same data as holotype but 10.vii.2002, no. 10514, 24 paratype workers, 6 paratype queens, 3 paratype males Austria: Feldberg S Pulkau, SS#1050 (S. Schödl), 9 paratype workers with same data as last but SS#1052, 28 paratype workers with same data as last but, Nest 2, 37 paratype workers with same data as last but Nest 1, 45 paratype workers, 7 paratype queens Austria: Braunsberg, vic. Hainburg, 2.vii.2002, no. 10445 (B.C. Schlick-Steiner & F.M. Steiner), 32 paratype workers, 3 paratype queens, 7 paratype males with same data as last but no. 10449, 6 paratype workers with same data as last but 18.v.1999 (S. Schödl), 8 paratype workers, 4 paratype males Czech Republic: CZE: S Moravia, Hnanice 1.5 NNE, 18.ix.1997-44 (no collector’s name). Secondary type depositories: BFPC, NHMW, SMNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Turkey
    Europe: Austria, Czech Republic
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

One locality in S only.


Heathland. Nests in soil and under rocks.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 360 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 2002-07-02 00:00:00.0 and 2002-08-06 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paratype of Lasius austriacus: antweb1041265, antweb1041266, casent0916646, casent0916647, casent0916648

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