Lasius nitidigaster

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Lasius nitidigaster
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. nitidigaster
Binomial name
Lasius nitidigaster
Seifert, 1996

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Austria, Bulgaria (type locality), Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Aegeritella tuberculata (Espadaler & Santamaria, 2012).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nitidigaster. Lasius nitidigaster Seifert, 1996b: 185 (w.) [diagnosis in key] BULGARIA. Also decribed as new by Seifert, 1997a: 202 (w.q.m.).

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