from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of ants of the family Formicidæ, having the abdomen not prolonged anteriorly, and the ocelli of the workers very small, indistinct, or wanting.
- n. A genus of bees of the family Apidæ.
- n. Same as Lasia, 1.
- n. A genus of beetles of the family Malacodermidæ: synonymous with Dasytes of Paykull, 1798.
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Now call'd Italia, from the leader's name. lasius there and Dardanus were born;
English Heritage and the National Trust carried out investigations into infestations within the Hidcote estate to identify them as lasius neglectus.
Colonies of lasius neglectus, the so-called Asian super ant, have being found at Hidcote Manor, near Chipping Campden, in Gloucestershire.