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Species: Lasius (Lasius) platythorax   Seifert, 1991 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Lasius platythorax Seifert, 1991b PDF: 73, figs. 3, 6, 7 (w.q.) GERMANY. Palearctic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Germany: “Oberlausitz, 1 km N Biesig bei Reichenbach, 16.iv.1988”, (B. Seifert). Type-depository: SMNG. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 65.) Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 5 paratype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depository: SMNG. (Source: Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 65.) AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Prince, 1996: 299 (m.)
Status as species: Seifert, 1992b PDF: 29 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 225; Douwes, 1995: 94; Poldi et al., 1995: 8; Prince, 1996: 299; Gallé et al., 1998: 216; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 103; Karaman & Karaman, 2003 PDF: 55; Csosz & Markó, 2005 PDF: 230; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 57; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 150; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Bračko, 2007 PDF: 20; Seifert, 2007: 275; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 154; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 234; Paknia et al., 2008 PDF: 154; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 485; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 41; Boer, 2010: 44; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011b PDF: 88; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 27; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 505; Czechowski et al., 2012: 257; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 13; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 89; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 20; Lebas et al., 2016: 222; Radchenko, 2016: 362; Steiner et al., 2017: 11; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 46; Seifert, 2018: 275; Werner et al., 2018 PDF: 6; Bračko, 2019 10.23885/181433262019151-165175 PDF: 170; Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 65.
For Lasius emarginatus x platythorax hybrid, see: Seifert, 2019d 10.21248/contrib.entomol.69.2.291-300 PDF: 1; Seifert, 2020a 10.25674/so92iss1pp15 PDF: 65.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Iran, Turkey
    Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 433 times found in Unknown, 210 times found in heathlands, 167 times found in forest, 68 times found in dry grassland, 62 times found in Wet grassland, 38 times found in Anthropogenic, 36 times found in bogs & fenns, 26 times found in shrubs, 26 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 16 times found in dunes & inland dunes, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times in rotten log, 2 times ground foragers, 2 times under stone, 2 times on log, 1 times in dead tree, 1 times Foraging, 1 times beech forest, dry river-bed, 1 times at base of tree, 1 times under rotten log, 1 times under rock, 1 times under & in fallen log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 514 times Pitfall trap, 152 times Manual catch, 31 times search, 27 times Malaise trap, 14 times sifting of soil samples, 9 times beating, 6 times Green color trap, 6 times insect net, 5 times White color trap, 5 times Window trap, 5 times light trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1250 meters, 491 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1908-09-06 and 2020-08-14

Type specimens: paratype of Lasius platythorax: casent0913673, casent0915593; type of Lasius platythorax: focol0745



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