Lasius balcanicus Seifert, 1988

Kiran, Kadri & Karaman, Celal, 2020, Additions to the Ant Fauna of Turkey (Hymenoptera, Formicidae), Zoosystema 42 (18), pp. 285-329: 296-297

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5252/zoosystema2020v42a18

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:A9F490C6-E406-45CC-B5D3-B949712E2DEB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/C75687E7-FF98-2472-FCCA-6B3DFCAAA0BE

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Lasius balcanicus Seifert, 1988
status

 

Lasius balcanicus Seifert, 1988  / distinguendus ( Emery, 1916)

Lasius balcanicus Seifert, 1988: 152  .

Formicina umbrata subsp. distinguenda Emery, 1916: 64  .

MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Turkey • 36♂, 6 ☿; Bursa, Orhangazi, Mahmudiye Vill. ; 40°33’04”N, 29°28’00”E; 700 m; 06.VIII.1998; K. Kiran leg.; EMTU K98 /0559aGoogleMaps  11 ☿; Yıldırım, Küreklidere Waterfall ; 40°09’N, 29°12’E; 950 m; 29. VI.2003; U. Güner leg.; EMTU 03 /0070aGoogleMaps  47 ☿; Kestel, Alaçam Vill. ; 40°06’808”N, 29°17’245”E; 1090 m; 14.VIII.2014; K. Kiran leg.; EMTU 07 /2362a • 2 ☿; İnegöl, Tahtaköprü Vill.; 39°55’606”N, 29°39’183”E; 834 m; 14.VIII.2014; K. Kiran leg.; EMTU 07 /2366c  32 ☿; Edirne; 41°40’07”N, 26°35’25”E; 97 m; 10. V.2006; K. Kiran leg.; EMTU 06 /0387GoogleMaps  6 ☿; Kastamonu; 41°23’N, 33°46’E; 775 m; 30.IV.2011; C. Karaman leg.; EMTU 11 /0102eGoogleMaps  .

REMARKS

Workers of both species are very similar, definitive identification is only possible based on queen caste ( Seifert 2007). We left the identication of the material as Lasius balcanicus  / distinguendus  for now, because of the lack of the queen caste.

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Genus

Lasius

Loc

Lasius balcanicus Seifert, 1988

Kiran, Kadri & Karaman, Celal 2020
2020
Loc

Lasius balcanicus

SEIFERT 1988: 152
Loc

Formicina umbrata subsp. distinguenda

EMERY 1916: 64