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Species: Lasius obscuratus   Stitz, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius brunneus var. obscuratus Stitz, 1930a PDF: 239 (w.q.) TAJIKISTAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Wilson, 1955a PDF: 88). Primary type locality: lectotype Tajikistan: Dschailgan (Karateghin, 75), 1800 m., 7.x.1928, Alai-Pamir Expd. (Reimig). Primary type depository: MNHU. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 6 paralectotype workers, 1 paralectotype queen. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MNHU. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 88.
Junior synonym of Lasius alienus: Wilson, 1955a PDF: 78; Smith, 1979: 1435.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, Georgia, Iran, Mongolia, Tajikistan
    Europe: Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in large grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone.

Elevations: collected from 1800 - 2170 meters, 1892 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1928-10-07 00:00:00.0 and 2016-05-25 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lasius obscuratus: antweb1008435; type of Lasius brunneus obscuratus: focol2738, focol2739; type of Lasius gebaueri: focol0749

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