Lasius globularis

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Lasius globularis
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. globularis
Binomial name
Lasius globularis
(Heer, 1849)
Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Croatia (Miocene).

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • globularis. †Formica globularis Heer, 1849: 131, pl. 10, fig. 3 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). [Also described as new by Heer, 1850: 131.] Combination in Lasius: Mayr, 1867b: 54. Senior synonym of capito: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265.
  • capito. †Formica capito Heer, 1867: 14, pl. 1, fig. 13 (q.) CROATIA (Miocene). Junior synonym of globularis: Dlussky & Putyatina, 2014: 265.

Description

References

  • Heer, O. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Heuschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflüger, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen. Leipzig: W. Engelmann, vi + 264 pp. (page 131, pl. 10, fig. 3 queen described)
  • 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 54, Combination in Lasius)