Lasius viehmeyeri

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Lasius viehmeyeri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. viehmeyeri
Binomial name
Lasius viehmeyeri
Emery, 1922

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Croatia, Greece (type locality), Romania.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • viehmeyeri. Lasius umbratus var. viehmeyeri Emery, 1922b: 13, fig. 2 (w.q.) GREECE. Boer, 2003: 321 (w.). Combination in L. (Chthonolasius): Emery, 1925b: 234. Raised to species: Stärcke, 1937: 53. Junior synonym of umbratus: Wilson, 1955a: 152. Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of dalmatica: Seifert, 1990: 3, 11.
  • dalmatica. Lasius viehmeyeri var. dalmatica Stärcke, 1937: 53 (q.m.) YUGOSLAVIA. Junior synonym of umbratus: Wilson, 1955a: 152; of viehmeyeri: Seifert, 1990: 11.



  • Boer, P. 2003b. First description of the worker caste of Lasius viehmeyeri Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Zool. Meded. (Leiden) 77: 321-323 PDF (page 321, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1922b. Il genere Lasius (F.) Mayr e particolarmente le forme mediterranee del gruppo umbratus Nyl. Boll. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 54: 9-15 (page 13, fig. 2 worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 234, Combination in L. (Chthonolasius))
  • Seifert, B. 1990. Supplementation to the revision of European species of the ant subgenus Chthonolasius Ruzsky, 1913 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Doriana 6(2 271: 1-13 (page 3, Revived from synonymy, and senior synonym of dalmatica)
  • Stärcke, A. 1937. Retouches sur quelques fourmis d'Europe. II. Lasius groupe umbratus Nylander. Tijdschr. Entomol. 80: 38-72 (page 53, Raised to species)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1955a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Lasius. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 113: 1-201 (page 152, Junior synonym of umbratus)