Lasius occultatus

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Lasius occultatus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Radoboj, Croatia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. occultatus
Binomial name
Lasius occultatus
(Heer, 1849)
Subspecies
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Radoboj, Croatia (Burdigalian, Early Miocene) and is knownn from Parschlug, Austria (Serravallian, Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • occultatus. †Formica occultata Heer, 1849: 134, pl. 10, fig. 6; pl. 11, fig. 11 (q.m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 134.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 55. Senior synonym of minutula, pumila, obliterata: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265. Current subspecies: nominal plus †parschlugianus.
  • minutula. †Formica minutula Heer, 1849: 136, pl. 10, fig. 8 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 136.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 55. Junior synonym of occultatus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265. See also: Théobald, 1937b: 319.
  • pumila. †Formica pumila Heer, 1849: 137, pl. 11, fig. 5 (q.m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 137.] Junior synonym of occultatus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265.
  • obliterata. †Formica obliterata Heer, 1849: 144, pl. 11, figs. 11, 12 (m.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 144.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 56. Junior synonym of occultatus: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265.

Description

References

  • Mayr, G. 1867b. Vorläufige Studien über die Radoboj-Formiciden, in der Sammlung der k. k. geologischen Reichsanstalt. Jahrb. K-K. Geol. Reichsanst. Wien 17: 47-62 (page 55, Combination in Lasius)