Lasiophanes hoffmanni

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Lasiophanes hoffmanni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Lasiini
Genus: Lasiophanes
Species: L. hoffmanni
Binomial name
Lasiophanes hoffmanni
(Forel, 1903)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Chile (type locality).

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

  • hoffmanni. Melophorus hoffmanni Forel, 1903c: 266 (w.) CHILE. [Lasius hoffmanni Emery, 1895i: 18. Nomen nudum.] Combination in Melophorus (Lasiophanes): Emery, 1906c: 185; in Lasiophanes: Wheeler, W.M. 1935c: 70. See also: Snelling & Hunt, 1976: 104.



  • Emery, C. 1906c [1905]. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. XXVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 37: 107-194 (page 185, Combination in Melophorus (Lasiophanes))
  • Forel, A. 1903e. Mélanges entomologiques, biologiques et autres. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 47: 249-268 (page 266, worker described)
  • Snelling, R. R.; Hunt, J. H. 1975. The ants of Chile (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Rev. Chil. Entomol. 9: 63-129 (page 104, see also)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1935c. Myrmecological notes. Psyche (Camb.) 42: 68-72 (page 70, Combination in Lasiophanes)

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