Lasius ophthalmicus Heer 1849

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Alternative combination: Formica ophthalmica

Synonym: Formica macrocephala radobojana Heer 1849

Full reference: O. Heer. 1849. Die Insektenfauna der Tertiärgebilde von Oeningen und von Radoboj in Croatien. Zweiter Theil: Henschrecken, Florfliegen, Aderflügler, Schmetterlinge und Fliegen 1-264

Belongs to Lasius according to G. M. Dlussky and T. S. Putyatina 2014

See also Bolton 2012, Heer 1849, Heer 1867 and Pongrácz 1928

Sister taxa: Lasius anthracinus, Lasius chambonensis, Lasius crispus, Lasius epicentrus, Lasius globularis, Lasius glom, Lasius inflatus, Lasius longaevus, Lasius longipennis, Lasius mordicus, Lasius nemorivagus, Lasius oblongus, Lasius occultatus, Lasius peritulus, Lasius pumilus, Lasius punctulatus, Lasius schiefferdeckeri, Lasius tertiarius, Lasius truncatus, Lasius validus, Lasius vetulus

Type specimens:

  • Lasius ophthalmicus: UMJG&P 77.646e, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Radoboj (Grätz Collection), which is in a Sarmatian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal limestone in Croatia.
  • Formica macrocephala radobojana: UMJG&P 77.539, an exoskeleton.

Distribution:

• Miocene of Croatia (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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