Lasius niger sitkaensis

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Lasius niger sitkaensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Lasius pallitarsis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: Lasius niger sitkaensis
Pergande, 1900

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Lasius pallitarsis.

Nomenclature

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

  • sitkaensis. Lasius niger subsp. sitkaensis Pergande, 1900: 519 (w.) U.S.A. Wheeler, W.M. 1917a: 525 (q.m.). Junior synonym of neoniger: Creighton, 1950a: 420. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Wilson, 1955a: 36. Junior synonym of pallitarsis: Francoeur & Béique, 1966: 144.

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