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)

Dlussky-&-Putyatina 2014-43Lasius-anthracinus.jpg

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • 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")