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 complex: obscuratus
Species: L. piliferus
Binomial name
Lasius piliferus
Seifert, 1992

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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


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Biology

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

Castes

Nomenclature

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

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

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Seifert B. 1992. A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the ant subgenus Lasius s.str. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Abhandlungen und Berichte des Naturkundemuseums Görlitz 66(5): 1-67.
  • Seifert, B., and A. Buschinger. "On the host species of a temporary parasitic ant, Lasius (Austrolasius) carniolicus Mayr, 1861." Insectes Sociaux 44 (1997): 299-301.
  • Seifert, B.. "A taxonomic revision of the Palaearctic members of the ant subgenus Lasius s. str." Abhandlungen und Berichte des Naturkundemuseums Goerlitz 66(5) (1992): 1-66.