Lasiini & Plagiolepinii Tribes

Image of a Lepisiota body
  • Mesonotum stretched out.
  • Metathoracic stigmates (Mtst) extremely close together
  • Propodeal stigmates (Ppst) always included at the base of the propodeal spines (Ppsp)
  • Egypt, Morocco
  • Image of a Lasius niger
  • Small : CL > 600 µm
  • Antennae with 11 or 12 segments
  • Sagitale line of thorax in dorsal view cross 3 distincts parts. Metanotum (Mt) vestigial or absent
  • Metathoracal stigmata (Mtst) near from each other in dorsal view
  • Whole Palaearctic
  • Image of a Polyergus head, face
  • Very small : CL < 600 µm
  • Antennae with 11 segments
  • Sagitale line of thorax in dorsal view cross 4 distincts parts because of a well developpedMt
  • Metathoracal stigmata (Mtst) more distant from each other
  • Exception: Plagiolepis ampeloni
  • France, Germany, Switzerland
  • Image of a Paratrechina body
  • Rear tibia no long:
    HTL/CW > XX
  • Sagitale line of thorax in dorsal view cross 3 distincts parts.Mtvestigial or absent
  • Scapus very long:
    SL/CL > 1,13 for Nylanderia
  • MN and Pp
  • Egypt, Japan, Morocco