Lasius Fabricius, 1804 valid masculine
Lasius Fabricius, 1804: 415 Type-species: Lasius niger, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903: 338.
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Genus Lasius references

Mayr, 1861: 49 (Europe species key); Roger, 1863b: 11 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 394, 425 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 8 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1867a: 74 (diagnosis); Forel, 1874: 46 (Switzerland species key); Forel, 1878c: 374 (diagnosis); Lubbock, 1881: 141 (w.q. mesosomal skeletomusculature); André, 1882c: 191 (Europe & Algeria species key); Cresson, 1887: 257 (U.S.A. catalogue); Provancher, 1887: 236 (Canada species key); Nasonov, 1889: 64 (Russia species key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 181 (catalogue); Emery, 1893k: 637 (North America species key); Bingham, 1903: 339 (India species key); Ruzsky, 1905b: 264 (Russian Empire species key); Wasmann, 1906: 10 (Luxemburg species key); Bondroit, 1910: 484 (Belgium species key); Wheeler, 1910h: 237 (North America Lasius umbratus forms, key); Stitz, 1914: 82 (Central Europe species key); Donisthorpe, 1915f: 188 (Britain species key); Emery, 1916a: 243 (Italy species key); Wheeler, 1916r: 591 (U.S.A., Connecticut species key); Bondroit, 1918: 19 (France & Belgium species key); Wheeler, 1922: 698 (subgenera key); Emery, 1925d: 226 (diagnosis, subgenera key, catalogue); Emery, 1925d: 231 (Lasius (Chthonolasius) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1925d: 235 (Lasius (Dendrolasius) diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1925d: 236 (Lasius (Acanthomyops) diagnosis, catalogue); Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1927e: 186 (Turkestan species key); Karavaiev, 1927d: 277 (Ukraine species key); Donisthorpe, 1927c: 206 (Britain species key); Arnol'di, 1933a: 602 (Russia species key); Karavaiev, 1936: 193 (Ukraine species key); Stärcke, 1937: 57 (Europe Lasius umbratus group, key); Menozzi, 1939a: 313 (Himalaya & Tibet species key); Stitz, 1939: 267 (Germany species key); Kratochvíl, 1941b: 100 (Central Europe species key); Novák & Sadil, 1941: 100 (Central Europe species key); Cole, 1942: 373 (U.S.A., Utah species key); Holgersen, 1943c: 174 (Norway species key); Holgersen, 1944a: 199 (Norway species key); Buren, 1944a: 296 (U.S.A., Iowa species key); Stärcke, 1944b: 157 (Europe Lasius niger group, key); Van Boven, 1947b: 184 (Belgium species key); Creighton, 1950a: 418 (North America Lasius species key); Creighton, 1950a: 428 (North America Acanthomyops species key); Buren, 1950: 188 (Acanthomyops queens, key); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 201 (Asia checklist); Wilson, 1955a: 13 (subgenera review); Wilson, 1955a: 26 (Nearctic Lasius species revision, key); Wilson, 1955a: 28 (Palaearctic species revision, key); Boven, 1959: 11 (Netherlands species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1963: 177 (U.S.A., North Dakota Lasius species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1963: 195 (U.S.A., North Dakota Acanthomyops species key); Gregg, 1963: 453 (U.S.A., Colorado species key); Collingwood, 1963b: 155 (Europe Lasius umbratus group species key); Collingwood, 1964b: 107 (Britain species key); Bernard, 1967a: 349 (diagnosis, Western Europe species key); Wing, 1968a: 53 (Acanthomyops diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bourne, 1973: 19 (Britain species key); Boven, 1970b: 28 (Netherlands species key); Bolton & Collingwood, 1975: 7 (Britain species key); Tarbinsky, 1976: 133 (Kyrghyzstan species key); Van Boven, 1977: 135 (Belgium species key); Kutter, 1977c: 208 (Switzerland species key); Arnol'di & Dlussky, 1978: 555 (former European U.S.S.R. species key); Collingwood, 1978: 89 (Iberian Peninsula species key); Collingwood, 1979: 92 (Fennoscandia & Denmark species key); Smith, 1979: 1435 (North America Lasius catalogue); Smith, 1979: 1440 (North America Acanthomyops catalogue); Yamauchi, 1979: 147 (Japan species keys); Allred, 1982: 444 (U.S.A., Utah Acanthomyops species key); Allred, 1982: 450 (U.S.A., Utah Lasius species key); Collingwood, 1982: 283 (Himalayan species key); Gösswald, 1985: 268 (Germany species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g: 64 (U.S.A., Nevada Lasius species key); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1986g: 68 (U.S.A., Nevada Acanthomyops species key); Nilsson & Douwes, 1987: 70 (Norway species key); Agosti & Collingwood, 1987b: 281 (Balkans species key); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Seifert, 1988a: 143 (Europe Lasius (Chthonolasius) species key); Kupyanskaya, 1989: 781 (East Palaearctic Lasius (Dendrolasius) species key); Dlussky et al., 1990: 158 (Turkmenistan species key); Seifert, 1990: 1 (supplement to European Lasius (Chthonolasius)); Agosti & Bolton, 1990b: 149 (characters); Kupyanskaya, 1990a: 211 (Far Eastern Russia species key); Morisita et al., 1991: 24 (Japan species key); Agosti, 1991: 295 (Lasius genus group diagnosis); Seifert, 1992b: 48 (Palaearctic Lasius (Lasius) species key); Atanassov & Dlussky, 1992: 232 (Bulgaria species key); Arakelian, 1994: 111 (Armenia species key); Bolton, 1994: 50 (synoptic classification); Radchenko, 1994b: 114 (South Siberia species key); Bolton, 1995a: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 53 (Acanthomyops catalogue); Bolton, 1995b: 221 (Lasius catalogue); Douwes, 1995: 92 (Sweden species key); Kupyanskaya, 1995: 361 (Far Eastern Russia species key); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 153 (China species key); Seifert, 1996b: 179 (Central Europe species key); Skinner & Allen, 1996: 42 (Britain species key); Collingwood & Prince, 1998: 22 (Portugal species key); Zhou, 2001a: 187 (China, Guangxi species key); Blacker & Collingwood, 2002: 44 (British species key); Czechowski et al., 2002: 154 (Poland species key); Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 237 (U.S.A., New Mexico Acanthomyops species key); Mackay & Mackay, 2002: 331 (U.S.A., New Mexico Lasius species key); Radchenko, 2005a: 93 (East Palaearctic Lasius (Dendrolasius) species key); Radchenko, 2005b: 190 (North Korea species key); Seifert, 2007: 159 (North and Central Europe species key); Terayama, 2009: 207 (Taiwan species key); Dlussky, 2011: 218 (European Late Eocene species key); Czechowski et al., 2012: 382 (Poland species key); Dlussky et al., 2015 (diagnosis for fossil imprints); Seifert & Galkowski, 2016: 44 (Lasius alienus group of Europe and Asia Minor species key); Cantone, 2017: 159 (brief male diagnosis); Salata & Borowiec, 2018b: 157 (Cretan species key); Seifert, 2020a: 22 (Lasius (Lasius) species complexes and complex diagnoses), 23 (key to Lasius (Lasius) species (workers)); Radchenko & Perkovsky, 2021: 1 (Bitterfeld amber syninclusion); Boudinot et al., 2022: 120 (phylogeny, species group classification); Schär et al., 2022: 4 (Lasius niger clade phylogeny excluding Lasius fuliginosus-group); Perfilieva, 2022: 420 (wing diagnosis); Borowiec & Salata, 2022: 183 (diagnosis, key to Greece Lasius subgenera), 184 (key to Greece Lasius (Lasius) species), 205 (Lasius turcicus complex distribution, description, biology), 207 (key to Greece Lasius (Austrolasius) species), 209 (key to Greece Lasius (Cautolasius) species), 212 (key to Greece Lasius (Chthonolasius) species).

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Extant: 125 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Fossil: 1 valid species

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