Lasius monticola

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Lasius monticola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. monticola
Binomial name
Lasius monticola
(Buckley, 1866)



Distribution based on type material

United States (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • monticola. Formica monticola Buckley, 1866: 157 (w.q.m.) U.S.A. Combination in Lasius: Emery, 1895c: 337; Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 20; Emery, 1925b: 237. Unidentifiable taxon; incertae sedis in Formicinae: Smith, D.R. 1979: 1467; incertae sedis in Lasius: Bolton, 1995b: 224.



  • Buckley, S. B. 1866. Descriptions of new species of North American Formicidae. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Phila. 6: 152-172 (page 157, worker, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1895g. Mission scientifique de M. Ch. Alluaud dans le territoire de Diego-Suarez (Madagascar-nord) (Avril-août 1893). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 336-345 (page 337, Combination in Lasius)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1902g. A consideration of S. B. Buckley's "North American Formicidae.". Trans. Tex. Acad. Sci. 4: 17-31 (page 20, Combination in Lasius)