Lasius edentatus

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Lasius edentatus
Temporal range: Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: Lasius edentatus
Mayr, 1868

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Lasius schiefferdeckeri.


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

  • edentatus. †Lasius edentatus Mayr, 1868c: 46 (m.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). Junior synonym of †schiefferdeckeri: Wilson, 1955a: 52.


  • Mayr, G. 1868c. Die Ameisen des baltischen Bernsteins. Beitr. Naturkd. Preuss. 1: 1-102 (page 46, male described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1955a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Lasius. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 113: 1-201 (page 52, Junior synonym of schiefferdeckeri)