Lasius Fabricius, 1804 valid masculine
Lasius Fabricius, 1804: 415 Type-species: Lasius niger, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903: 338.
  • [Lasius Jurine, 1801: 164 (Apidae), resurrected by Morice & Durrant, 1915: 421, later suppressed by Act of Commission.].
  • Lasius in Formicinae: Mayr, 1861: 49 [Formicidae]; Mayr, 1862: 652 (in key) [Formicidae]; Mayr, 1865: 8 [Formicidae]; Mayr, 1868c: 42 [Formicidae].
  • Lasius in Camponotinae: Forel, 1878c: 374 [Camponotidae]; Emery & Forel, 1879: 452 [Camponotidae]; Forel, 1886h: 206; Dalla Torre, 1893: 181.
  • Lasius in Camponotinae, Camponotini: Forel, 1886h: 206.
  • Lasius in Camponotinae, Formicini: Forel, 1893b: 165; Forel, 1895b: 103; Emery, 1895l: 772; Forel, 1899h: 127; Wheeler, 1910a: 143; Forel, 1912j: 89; Wheeler, 1915i: 120.
  • Lasius in Formicinae, Formicini: Wheeler, 1922: 698; Carpenter, 1930: 58; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 201; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1970b: 651; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1976b: 101; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 258.
  • Lasius in Formicinae, Acanthomyopsini: Donisthorpe, 1943g: 655.
  • Lasius in Formicinae, Lasius genus group: Agosti, 1991: 296.
  • Lasius in Formicinae, Lasiini: Ashmead, 1905c: 384; Emery, 1925d: 226; all subsequent authors except the entries above; Bolton, 1994: 50; Bolton, 2003: 22, 96.
  • Lasius as junior synonym of Acanthomyops: Forel, 1916: 460; Donisthorpe, 1916e: 276; Morice & Durrant, 1917: 442; Donisthorpe, 1927c: 206; Donisthorpe, 1937c: 132; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 655; Donisthorpe, 1946b: 91.
  • Lasius as junior synonym of Formicina: Emery, 1916b: 61; Emery, 1916a: 239; Emery, 1917a: 96; Wheeler, 1916o: 170; Bondroit, 1918: 19.
  • Lasius as genus: Fabricius, 1804: 415; Wheeler, 1916o: 172; Emery, 1925d: 226; Wilson, 1955a: 11; all subsequent authors.
Junior synonyms
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, 2020: 22, 23 (Lasius (Lasius)) species complexes, species key)

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Extant: 130 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

Fossil: 22 valid species, 1 valid subspecies

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