Pseudolasius familiaris

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Pseudolasius familiaris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Pseudolasius
Species: P. familiaris
Binomial name
Pseudolasius familiaris
(Smith, F., 1860)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia, Sulawesi.
Oriental Region: India.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • familiaris. Formica familiaris Smith, F. 1860a: 68 (q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Mayr, 1867a: 75 (m.); Emery, 1887a: 244 (footnote) (w.); Forel, 1894c: 405 (w.). Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867a: 74; in Pseudolasius: Emery, 1887a: 244 (footnote).



  • Emery, C. 1887b [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 241-256 (page 244, (footnote) worker described, Combination in Pseudolasius (footnote))
  • Forel, A. 1894c. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part IV. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 396-420 (page 405, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 75, male described; page 74, Combination in Lasius)
  • Smith, F. 1860a. Descriptions of new species of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at Celebes. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 5(17b)(suppl. to vol. 4 4: 57-93 (page 68, queen described)