Lasius anthracinus

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Lasius anthracinus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. anthracinus
Binomial name
Lasius anthracinus
(Heer, 1867)

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • anthracinus. †Poneropsis anthracina Heer, 1867: 22, pl. 2, fig. 8 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). Combination in Hypoclinea: Mayr, 1867b: 57; in Dolichoderus: Handlirsch, 1907: 870. Given as "Formicidae incertae generis" by Taylor, 1964: 138; retained in Dolichoderus by Shattuck, 1994: 42. Combination in Lasius: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 261.

Description

References

  • Dlussky, G.M. & Putyatina, T.S. 2014. Early Miocene ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) from Radoboj, Croatia. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie Abhandlungen 272, 237-285.
  • Handlirsch, A. 1907. Die fossilen Insekten und die Phylogenie der rezenten Formen. Ein Handbuch für Paläontologen und Zoologen. Lieferung 6. Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, pp. 801-960. (page 870, Combination in Dolichoderus)
  • Heer, O. 1867. Fossile Hymenopteren aus Oeningen und Radoboj. Neue Denkschr. Allg. Schweiz. Ges. Gesammten Naturwiss. 22(4 4: 1-42 (page 22, pl. 2, fig. 8 queen described)
  • Mayr, G. 1867b. Vorläufige Studien über die Radoboj-Formiciden, in der Sammlung der k. k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. Jahrb. K-K. Geol. Reichsanst. Wien 17: 47-62 (page 57, Combination in Hypoclinea)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Univ. Calif. Publ. Entomol. 112:i-xix, 1-241. (page 42, Retained in Dolichoderus)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1964. Taxonomy and parataxonomy of some fossil ants (Hymenoptera-Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 71: 134-141 (page 138, Given as "Formicidae incertae generis")