Lasius inflatus

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Lasius inflatus
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. inflatus
Binomial name
Lasius inflatus
(Zhang, J., 1989)



This taxon was described from Shanwang, China (Early Miocene).



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

  • inflatus. †Tylolasius inflatus Zhang, 1989: 296, fig. 296 (q.) CHINA (Miocene). Combination in Lasius: Hong, Wu & Ren, 2001: 348.



  • Hong, Y.; Wu, J.; Ren, D. 2001. Emendation of Heteromyrmex Zhang, 1989 and Tylolasius Zhang, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Formicoidae [Formicidae]) from the Miocene Shanwang Basin, Shandong Province, China. Geol. Rev. (Beijing) 47: 345-349 (page 348, emendation; transferred to Lasius, new status)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 296, fig. 296 queen described)