Lasius crispus

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Lasius crispus
Temporal range: Late Miocene Joursac, Auvergne, France
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. crispus
Binomial name
Lasius crispus
Théobald, 1935


Keys including this Species


This taxon was described from Joursac, Auvergne, France (Late Miocene).



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

  • crispus. †Lasius crispus Théobald, in Piton & Théobald, 1935: 68, pl. 5, fig. 3 (wing) FRANCE (Mio-Pliocene).



  • Théobald, N. 1935a. [Untitled. Lasius crispus N. Théobald nov. spec.]. P. 68 in: Piton, L., Théobald, N. La faune entomologique des gisements Mio-Pliocènes du Massif Central. Rev. Sci. Nat. Auvergne (n.s.)1:65-104. (page 68, pl. 5, fig. 3 wing described)
  • Kupyanskaya, A. N. 1989. Ants of the subgenus Dendrolasius Ruzsky, 1912 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, genus Lisius [sic] Fabricius, 1804) of the Far Eastern USSR. Entomol. Obozr. 68: 779-789 (page 785, Junior synonym of capitatus)
  • Radchenko, A. 2005a. A review of the ants of the genus Lasius Fabricius, 1804, subgenus Dendrolasius Ruzsky, 1912 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from East Palearctic. Annales Zoologici (Warszawa) 55(1): 83-94 (page 84, junior synonym of nipponensis)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1955a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Lasius. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 113: 1-201 (page 144, worker, queen, male described)
  • Yamauchi, K. 1979 [1978]. Taxonomical and ecological studies on the ant genus Lasius in Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). I. Taxonomy. Sci. Rep. Fac. Educ. Gifu Univ. (Nat. Sci.) 6: 147-181 (page 174, see also)