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Species: Lasius coloratus   Santschi, 1937 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius niger st. coloratus Santschi, 1937h PDF: 387 (w.q.) TAIWAN. Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Wilson, 1955a PDF: 76). Primary type locality: lectotype Taiwan (“Formosa”): Musha, no. 719 (K. Sato). Primary type depository: NHMB. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHMB. Type notes: Other original syntype locality: 5 workers, 2 queens Japan: Hokkaido, Tokiawe (C. Teranishi); these specimens are not mentioned by either Wilson or Seifert and are apparently excluded from the type series. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 76.
Junior synonym of Lasius niger: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 60; Smith, 1979: 1436; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 199.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Taiwan
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected on 1980-09-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius coloratus: casent0912290

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