Two new species of Pseudolasius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India


  • Aijaz Ahmad Wachkoo Punjabi University
  • Himender Bharti Punjabi University, Patiala



Formicinae, Pseudolasius, Key, New species, Taxonomy, India


Descriptions of two new species of Pseudolasius based on worker caste and sexuals are provided from India. With addition of these two species collected in lower Shivalik range of Northwest Himalaya, four species signify the genus Pseudolasius from India. An identification key to the workers of Indian Pseudolasius species is provided.


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Author Biographies

Aijaz Ahmad Wachkoo, Punjabi University

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Zoology and Environmental Sciences, Punjabi University, Patiala, India

Himender Bharti, Punjabi University, Patiala

Assistant Professor, Department of Zoology, Punjabi University, Patiala


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How to Cite

Wachkoo, A. A., & Bharti, H. (2014). Two new species of Pseudolasius (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from India. Sociobiology, 61(3), 274–280.



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