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Species: Lasius (Chthonolasius) umbratus   (Nylander, 1846) 

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Lasius umbratus_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica umbrata Nylander, 1846b PDF: 1048 (q.m.) SWEDEN. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as umbraus by Ruzsky, 1914a PDF: 61.].
Schenck, 1852 PDF: 59 (w.); Hauschteck, 1962 PDF: 219 (k.); Hung, 1969 PDF: 456 (k.).
Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 50 (in key).
Combination in Donisthorpea: Donisthorpe, 1915f: 223.
Combination in Lasius (Lasius): Forel, 1915d: 52.
Combination in Formicina: Emery, 1916b PDF: 63; Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 29.
Combination in Formicina (Formicina): Emery, 1916a PDF: 241.
Status as species: Foerster, 1850a: 39; Schenck, 1852 PDF: 59; Mayr, 1855 PDF: 365 (redescription); Smith, 1855a PDF: 106; Nylander, 1856b PDF: 70; Gredler, 1858 PDF: 14; Smith, 1858a PDF: 8, 52; Mayr, 1861 PDF: 50 (in key); Meinert, 1861: 320; Roger, 1863b PDF: 11; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 426; Emery, 1869b PDF: 9; Smith, 1871c: 2; Dours, 1873 PDF: 165; Forel, 1874 PDF: 47 (in key); André, 1874b: 180 (in key); Emery, 1878a PDF: ix (in list); Emery, 1878: 47; Emery & Forel, 1879 PDF: 452; Saunders, 1880 PDF: 209; André, 1882c PDF: 195 (in key); White, 1884 PDF: 256; Mayr, 1886d PDF: 430; Cresson, 1887 PDF: 257; Forel, 1889 PDF: 256; Nasonov, 1889: 24; Forel, 1892j PDF: 307; Lameere, 1892: 64; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 191; Ruzsky, 1896 PDF: 71; Saunders, 1896 PDF: 24; Forel, 1900h PDF: 269; Forel, 1901m PDF: 66; Ruzsky, 1902d PDF: 14; Ruzsky, 1903c PDF: 207; Ruzsky, 1905b: 284; Wheeler, 1906h PDF: 322; Wasmann, 1906 PDF: 114 (in key); Bondroit, 1910 PDF: 485; Yano, 1910a PDF: 421; Karavaiev, 1912b PDF: 587; Ruzsky, 1914a PDF: 61; Stitz, 1914 PDF: 86; Donisthorpe, 1915f: 223; Forel, 1915d: 52 (in key); Emery, 1916a PDF: 241; Ruzsky, 1916: 5; Wheeler, 1916o PDF: 172; Wheeler, 1917a PDF: 528; Escherich, 1917: 333 (in key); Bondroit, 1918 PDF: 29; Nadig, 1918 PDF: 340; Bondroit, 1920a PDF: 143; Emery, 1922b PDF: 13; Finzi, 1922a PDF: 120; Kulmatycki, 1922 PDF: 79; Soudek, 1922b PDF: 72; Müller, 1923a PDF: 75; Müller, 1923b PDF: 129; Ruzsky, 1925b PDF: 44; Emery, 1925d PDF: 233; Karavaiev, 1926e PDF: 195; Betrem, 1926 PDF: 215; Stärcke, 1926a PDF: 122 (in key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 262; Karavaiev, 1927a PDF: 301; Karavaiev, 1927d: 279 (in key); Lomnicki, 1928 PDF: 7; Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929b PDF: 37; Karavaiev, 1930b PDF: 148; Karavaiev, 1931e PDF: 215; Soudek, 1931 PDF: 15; Arnol'di, 1933a: 603 (in key); Grandi, 1935 PDF: 103; Zimmermann, 1935 PDF: 52; Ruzsky, 1936 PDF: 91; Karavaiev, 1936: 211 (redescription); Stärcke, 1937 PDF: 39; Stitz, 1939: 291; Teranishi, 1940: 22; Novák & Sadil, 1941 PDF: 103 (in key); Eidmann, 1941a PDF: 26; Holgersen, 1943c PDF: 174 (in key); Holgersen, 1944a PDF: 181; Morisita, 1945 PDF: 22; Ruzsky, 1946 PDF: 70; Van Boven, 1947b PDF: 185 (in key); Creighton, 1950a PDF: 425; Azuma, 1951 PDF: 88; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 202; Azuma, 1955 PDF: 80; Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150 (redescription); Ceballos, 1956: 316; Smith, 1958c PDF: 150; Bernard, 1959a PDF: 352; Carter, 1962a PDF: 7 (in list); Collingwood, 1963b PDF: 157 (in key); Bernard, 1967a PDF: 363 (redescription); Smith, 1967a PDF: 368; Kutter, 1968b: 61; Collingwood & Yarrow, 1969 PDF: 80; Baroni Urbani, 1971c PDF: 213; Collingwood, 1971 PDF: 165; Banert & Pisarski, 1972 PDF: 354; Bourne, 1973 PDF: 25; Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 7 (in key); Hunt & Snelling, 1975 PDF: 22; Pisarski, 1975: 38; Azuma, 1977a PDF: 117; Van Boven, 1977 PDF: 151; Francoeur, 1977b PDF: 207; Kutter, 1977c: 232; Yensen et al., 1977 PDF: 184; Collingwood, 1978 PDF: 90 (in key); Collingwood, 1979 PDF: 101; Smith, 1979: 1439; Yamauchi, 1979 PDF: 168; Onoyama, 1980a PDF: 199; Allred, 1982: 483; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g PDF: 67; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987a PDF: 58; Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b PDF: 281 (in key); Nilsson & Douwes, 1987: 70; Seifert, 1988a PDF: 150 (redescription); DuBois & LaBerge, 1988: 149; MacKay et al., 1988: 118 (in key); Deyrup et al., 1989 PDF: 99; Casevitz-Weulersse, 1990c PDF: 434; Seifert, 1990 PDF: 11; Morisita et al., 1991: 28; Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 245; Arakelian, 1994 PDF: 122; Radchenko, 1994b: 115 (in key); Wheeler et al., 1994 PDF: 308; Bolton, 1995b: 226; Douwes, 1995: 94; Poldi et al., 1995: 8; Espadaler, 1997g PDF: 28; Gallé et al., 1998: 217; Czechowski et al., 2002 PDF: 110; Mackay & Mackay, 2002 PDF: 388; Deyrup, 2003 PDF: 45; Imai et al., 2003 PDF: 60; Coovert, 2005 PDF: 127; Csosz & Markó, 2005 PDF: 231; Karaman & Karaman, 2005 PDF: 58; MacGown & Forster, 2005 PDF: 64; Radchenko, 2005b PDF: 172; Ward, 2005 PDF: 64; Bračko, 2006 PDF: 150; Markó et al., 2006 PDF: 69; Petrov, 2006 PDF: 106 (in key); Bračko, 2007 PDF: 20; Radchenko, 2007 PDF: 34; Seifert, 2007: 282; Werner & Wiezik, 2007 PDF: 142; Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007 PDF: 234; Gratiashvili & Barjadze, 2008 PDF: 135; Casevitz-Weulersse & Galkowski, 2009 PDF: 485; Lapeva-Gjonova et al., 2010 PDF: 41; Boer, 2010: 40; Csosz et al., 2011 PDF: 58; Karaman, 2011a PDF: 93; Legakis, 2011 PDF: 27; Borowiec & Salata, 2012 PDF: 505; Czechowski et al., 2012: 274; Ellison et al., 2012: 203; Guénard & Dunn, 2012 PDF: 34; Kiran & Karaman, 2012 PDF: 13; Borowiec, 2014 PDF: 90; Bračko et al., 2014 PDF: 20; Lebas et al., 2016: 206; Radchenko, 2016: 373; Deyrup, 2017: 210; Salata & Borowiec, 2018c 10.5281/zenodo.2199191 PDF: 45; Schär et al., 2018 10.1111/jbi.13380 PDF: 6; Seifert, 2018: 285.
Material of the nomina nuda Lasius umbratus mixtoaffinis, Lasius umbratus mixtobicornis referred here by Wilson, 1955a PDF: 150; Bolton, 1995b: 226.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Canada, United States
    Asia: Japan, Mongolia, Turkey
    Europe: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Lasius umbratus   Collingwood, C. A., 1979, The Formicidae (Hymenoptera) of Fennoscandia and Denmark., Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica 8, pp. 1-174: 101-102, (download) 101-102 6175
Lasius umbratus   Ward, P. S., 2005, A synoptic review of the ants of California (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 936, pp. 1-68: -1, (download) -1 21008

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 214 times found in heathlands, 178 times found in Unknown, 90 times found in Wet grassland, 76 times found in dry grassland, 54 times found in Forest, 52 times found in anthropogenic, 30 times found in Rocks (rocky-calcareous grasslands), 27 times found in dunes & inland dunes, 25 times found in cedar woodland, in soil under moss, 17 times found in mixed forest, litter under dead hardwood tree, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times under rock, 6 times log stage 4, 3 times under stone, 4 times log stage 3, 2 times ground foraging, 1 times Bajo piedra, nido, 2 times on the ground, 2 times log stage 5, 2 times log stage 2, 1 times in tree hole debris, 1 times in rotting log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 494 times pitfall trap, 51 times Manual catch, 39 times Color trap, 36 times Malaise trap, 22 times Berlese funnel, 12 times search, 5 times Window trap, 4 times Pyramid trap, 3 times Hand, 1 times Red color trap, 1 times Electronic trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 5 - 2896 meters, 1380 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1866-08-24 and 2019-10-14

Type specimens: syntype of Lasius silvestrii osakana: casent0912287; syntype of Lasius umbratus exacutus: casent0911055; syntype of Lasius umbratus mixtoumbratus: casent0911054; type of Lasius umbratus: casent0903215



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