Lasius sakagamii

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Lasius sakagamii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. sakagamii
Binomial name
Lasius sakagamii
Yamauchi & Hayashida, 1970

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Polygynous  




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Japan (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • sakagamii. Lasius sakagamii Yamauchi & Hayashida, 1970: 504, figs. 3, 4, 6, 9, 10 (w.q.m.) JAPAN. See also: Yamauchi, 1979: 157; Seifert, 1992b: 42.



  • n = 15, 2n = 30, karyotype = 2M+28A (Japan) (Yamauchi et al., 2001).


  • 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 42, see also)
  • Yamauchi, K. 1979 [1978]. Taxonomical and ecological studies on the ant genus Lasius in Japan (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). I. Taxonomy. Sci. Rep. Fac. Educ. Gifu Univ. (Nat. Sci.) 6: 147-181 (page 157, see also)
  • Yamauchi, K.; Hayashida, K. 1970. Taxonomic studies on the genus Lasius in Hokkaido, with ethological and ecological notes (Formicidae, Hymenoptera). II. The subgenus Lasius. J. Fac. Sci. Hokkaido Univ. Ser. VI. Zool. 17: 501-519 (page 504, figs. 3, 4, 6, 9, 10 worker, queen, male described)