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Species: Lasius spathepus   Wheeler, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Lasius spathepus Wheeler, 1910e PDF: 130, fig. 1 (q.) JAPAN. Palearctic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype queen. Primary type locality: Japan: nr Tokyo, Nishigahara, Agricultural Expt. Station, 1910 (S.J. Kunawa). Primary type depository: MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 122 (w.); Wilson, 1955a PDF: 149 (m.)
Combination in Lasius (Dendrolasius): Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 172 (footnote); Emery, 1925d PDF: 236.
Status as species: Emery, 1925d PDF: 236; Wheeler, 1928d PDF: 121 (redescription); Teranishi, 1940: 76 (redescription); Azuma, 1951 PDF: 88; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 202; Azuma, 1953 PDF: 4; Azuma, 1955 PDF: 80; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 147 (redescription); Yamauchi & Hayashida, 1968 PDF: 401 (in key); Collingwood, 1976a PDF: 306; Azuma, 1977a PDF: 117; Yamauchi, 1979 PDF: 172; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 200; Kupyanskaya, 1989 PDF: 787 (redescription); Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 231; Morisita et al., 1991: 28; Bolton, 1995b: 225; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 59; Radchenko, 2005a PDF: 89 (redescription); Radchenko, 2005b PDF: 172.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Japan, North Korea, South Korea
    Europe: Russia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times lights.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 1000 meters, 400 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1947-04-22 00:00:00.0 and 2002-08-02 00:00:00.0

Type specimens:

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