Lasius obscuratus

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Lasius obscuratus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. obscuratus
Binomial name
Lasius obscuratus
Stitz, 1930

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China, Georgia, Russian Federation.

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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.

  • obscuratus. Lasius brunneus var. obscuratus Stitz, 1930: 239 (w.q.) CAUCASUS. Junior synonym of alienus: Wilson, 1955a: 78. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Seifert, 1992b: 21.

Description

References

  • Seifert, B. 1992b. A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the ant subgenus Lasius s.str. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 66(5): 1-67 (page 21, Revived from synonymy, and raised to species)
  • Stitz, H. 1930a. Entomologische Ergebnisse der Deutsch-Russischen Alai-Pamir Expedition 1928 (1). 5. Hymenoptera III. Formicidae. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 16: 238-240 (page 239, worker, queen described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1955a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Lasius. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 113: 1-201 (page 78, Junior synonym of alienus)