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Species: Lasius crinitus   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Formica crinita Smith, 1858a PDF: 13 (q.) INDIA. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype queen. Primary type locality: India: “Northern India” (no further data). Primary type depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wilson, 1955a PDF: 188 (w.); Collingwood, 1982 PDF: 293 (m.)
Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 700.
Status as species: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 700 (redescription); Roger, 1863b PDF: 12; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 425; Smith, 1871a PDF: 302; Mayr, 1886c PDF: 353; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 183; Forel, 1894c PDF: 405; Bingham, 1903 PDF: 339 (redescription); Forel, 1906b PDF: 86; Emery, 1925d PDF: 233; Menozzi, 1939a PDF: 342; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 187 (redescription); Collingwood, 1970b: 380; Collingwood, 1982 PDF: 293; Bolton, 1995b: 222; Bharti & Gul, 2013a PDF: 57 (in key); Bharti et al., 2016 PDF: 27.
Senior synonym of Lasius hingstoni: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 187; Bolton, 1995b: 222.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Nepal
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius crinitus   Forel, A., 1894, Les formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part IV. Adjonction aux genres Camponotus, Mayr., et Polyrhachis, Shuck., Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 8, pp. 396-420: 405, (download) 405 3951
Lasius crinitus   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 700, (download) 700 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 1524 m

Collect Date Range: collected on 1924-03-11 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Acanthomyops hingstoni: casent0903213; Holotype of Lasius crinitus: casent0903212

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