Lasius przewalskii

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Lasius przewalskii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasius
Species: L. przewalskii
Binomial name
Lasius przewalskii
Ruzsky, 1915



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Tibet (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Mongolia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • przewalskii. Lasius (Chthonolasius) umbratus subsp. przewalskii Ruzsky, 1915a: 434 (w.) TIBET. Junior synonym of umbratus: Wilson, 1955a: 151. Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Pisarski & Krzysztofiak, 1981: 161.



  • Pisarski, B.; Krzysztofiak, L. 1981. Myrmicidae und Formicidae (Hymenoptera) aus der Mongolei, II. Folia Entomol. Hung. 42: 155-166 (page 161, Revived from synonymy, and raised to species)
  • Ruzsky, M. 1915a. On the ants of Tibet and the southern Gobi. On material collected on the expedition of Colonel P. K. Kozlov. Ezheg. Zool. Muz. 20: 418-444 (page 434, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1955a. A monographic revision of the ant genus Lasius. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 113: 1-201 (page 151, Junior synonym of umbratus)