Lasius escamole

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Lasius escamole
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Liometopum apiculatum)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Tapinomini
Genus: Liometopum
Species: Lasius escamole
Reza, 1925

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


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

  • escamole. Lasius escamole Reza, 1925: 12, figs. 1-14 (w.q.m.) MEXICO.
    • Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Lasius: Wilson, 1955a: 192 (who comments that this is not a Lasius but its correct generic combination cannot be ascertained).
    • Junior synonym of apiculatum: Boudinot et al., 2022: 135.