Lasiini

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The tribe Lasiini belongs to the subfamily Formicinae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Lasiini genera, for species see Lasiini species.

Synopsis


Tribe LASIINI
Lasiini Ashmead, 1905b: 384. Type-genus: Lasius.
Taxonomic history
Lasiini as junior synonym of Formicini: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 698; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1970: 651; Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1985: 258; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 18.
Lasiini as tribe of Formicinae: Ashmead, 1905b: 384; Emery, 1925b: 212; Karavaiev, 1936: 192; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77; Jaffe 1993: 12; Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003: 21, 94 (diagnosis, synopsis).


Junior synonym of LASIINI


Acanthomyopsini Donisthorpe, 1943f: 618. Type-genus: Acanthomyops.
Taxonomic history
Acanthomyopsini as tribe of Formicinae: Donisthorpe, 1943f: 618; Donisthorpe, 1947c: 593; Donisthorpe, 1947d: 192; Donisthorpe, 1948d: 604; Donisthorpe, 1949c: 756; Donisthorpe, 1950e: 1063.
Acanthomyopsini as junior synonym of Lasiini: Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003: 21, 94.


Genera (extant) of Lasiini: Acropyga, Anoplolepis, Cladomyrma, Lasiophanes, Lasius, Myrmecocystus, Prolasius, Stigmacros, Teratomyrmex.
Genus (extinct) of Lasiini: *Glaphyromyrmex.


Tribe Lasiini references
Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 940, 1037 (Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1925b: 212 (diagnosis, genera key, catalogue); Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 18 (synoptic classification); Brandão, 1991: 393 (Neotropical synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1039 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 12 (catalogue); Bolton, 2003: 21, 94 (diagnosis, synopsis).