Lasius jensi

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Lasius jensi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. jensi
Binomial name
Lasius jensi
Seifert, 1982

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Specimen labels

In Russia this species is typically found in drier habitats including steppes. Nests have a soil mound (Zryanin & Zryanina, 2007). It is a temporary parasite of Lasius alienus.

At a Glance • Temporary parasite  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Georgia, Germany (type locality), Greece, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • jensi. Lasius (Chthonolasius) jensi Seifert, 1982: 85, 21 figs. (w.q.m.) GERMANY.

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