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Species: Lasius (Lasius) lasioides   (Emery, 1869) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Prenolepis lasioides Emery, 1869b PDF: 6, pl. 1, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) ITALY. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lasius: Emery, 1869b PDF: 25 (in text); Emery, 1870 PDF: 194.
Combination in Donisthorpea: Donisthorpe, 1915f: 347.
Combination in Formicina: Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 27.
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Forel, 1904c PDF: 386; Ruzsky, 1905b: 310.
Junior synonym of Lasius fumatus: Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 452.
[Note: the reference Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 452, reverses the seniority of Lasius lasioides established by Emery, 1870 PDF: 194, but does not affect the synonymy and is discounted here.].
Status as species: Emery, 1870 PDF: 194; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 27; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 124 (in key); Stärcke, 1944b PDF: 155; Consani & Zangheri, 1952 PDF: 44; Seifert, 1992b PDF: 8 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 223; Mei, 1995 PDF: 768; Poldi et al., 1995: 7; Schembri & Collingwood, 1995: 156; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 149; Cagniant, 2006 PDF: 194; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 136; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 154; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 484; Vonshak & Ionescu-Hirsch, 2009 PDF: 40; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 85; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 27; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 501; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 12; Borowiec & Salata, 2013 PDF: 357; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 87; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 20; Lebas et al., 2016: 218; Borowiec & Salata, 2018a 10.5281/zenodo.1481802 PDF: 6; Salata & Borowiec, 2018b 10.3897/zookeys.789.27022 PDF: 157 (in key); Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 46; Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 49.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Morocco
    Europe: Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Spain
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

1 locality in Dalmatia

Biology:

outcrops in North Europe, feeding on exudates of root aphids, but also by scavenging and predating small insects

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 3 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in deciduous forest along stream, 2 times found in forest edge, 1 times found in Jardín, 1 times found in Lawn+Platanus, 1 times found in Ruderal, 1 times found in Urban, 1 times found in old olive tree plantation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times on trunk, 5 times under stone, 3 times Foraging, 2 times on trunk of deciduous tree, 2 times on ground, 1 times Foraging on tree, 1 times Tronco de olivo, 1 times park bench, 1 times on trunk of trees, 1 times on trunk of tree, 1 times on trunk of olive tree, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Hand, 8 times search.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 1740 meters, 315 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 2003-03-25 and 2017-05-25

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius alienus barbarus: antweb1008431; Lectotype of Lasius alienus barbarus: casent0912293; Lectotype of Prenolepis lasioides: casent0915590



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