Lasius piliferus

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Lasius piliferus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. piliferus
Binomial name
Lasius piliferus
Seifert, 1992

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Andorra, Iberian Peninsula, Portugal, Spain (type locality).

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This species is a host for the ant Lasius carniolicus (a temporary parasite).



The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • piliferus. Lasius (Lasius) piliferus Seifert, 1992b: 20, fig. 13 (w.) SPAIN.



  • Seifert, B. 1992b. A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the ant subgenus Lasius s.str. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abh. Ber. Naturkundemus. Görlitz 66(5): 1-67 (page 20, fig. 13 worker described)