Lasius longicirrus

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Lasius longicirrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. longicirrus
Binomial name
Lasius longicirrus
Chang & He, 2002


Change and He (2002) - Similar to Lasius alienus but can be distinguished by the following characteristics: cirrus fine and long, last segment 0.17 - 0.22 , the fifth segment 0.17-0.23 and the fourth segment 0.233-0.233; total body length longer than 3.09; petoile node much thicker; dark brown, antenna, tibia and tarsus of legs yellowish brown.


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • longicirrus. Lasius longicirrus Chang & He, 2002d: 203, figs. 1-3 (w.) CHINA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Holotype and para types are deposited in the Agricultural Department of Agricultural College, Ningxia University.