Tylolasius

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Tylolasius
Temporal range: Early Miocene
Shanwang, China
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Tylolasius
Zhang, J., 1989
Type species
Tylolasius inflatus, now Lasius inflatus

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

Nomenclature

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

  • TYLOLASIUS [junior synonym of Lasius]
    • Tylolasius Zhang, J. 1989: 295. Type-species: †Tylolasius inflatus, by original designation.
    • Tylolasius junior synonym of Lasius: Hong, Wu & Ren, 2001: 348.


References

  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 131, Tylolasius incertae sedis in Formicinae)
  • Hong, Y.; Wu, J.; Ren, D. 2001. Emendation of Heteromyrmex Zhang, 1989 and Tylolasius Zhang, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Formicoidae [Formicidae]) from the Miocene Shanwang Basin, Shandong Province, China. Geol. Rev. (Beijing) 47: 345-349 (page 348, Tylolasius junior synonym of Lasius)
  • Hong, Y.; Wu, J.; Ren, D. 2001. Emendation of Heteromyrmex Zhang, 1989 and Tylolasius Zhang, 1989 (Hymenoptera, Formicoidae [Formicidae]) from the Miocene Shanwang Basin, Shandong Province, China. Geol. Rev. (Beijing) 47: 345-349 (page 348, junior synonym of Lasius)
  • Zhang, J. 1989. Fossil insects from Shanwang, Shandong, China. Jinan, China: Shandong Science and Technology Publishing House, 459 pp. (page 295, Tylolasius as genus)