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Species: Camponotus lateralis   (Olivier, 1792) 

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See Also:

Camponotus lateralis_cf02, Camponotus lateralis rhodius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Algeria, Morocco
    Asia: Iraq, Turkey
    Europe: Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Greece, Italy, Montenegro, Spain, Switzerland
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Submediterranean SLO


Xerothermous habitats, nests in wood

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Pinus halepensis+pistacea lentiscus, 5 times found in Ruderal, 3 times found in Encinar, 4 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in Prado altamontaña, 3 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in Mediterranean forest (Pinus, Castanea sativa, etc.), 3 times found in pine forest, 2 times found in limestone gorge, 2 times found in wooded stream valley, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times on shrubs, 8 times Foraging, 9 times under stone, 4 times nbp, 4 times on Ficus tree, 2 times Nido bajo piedra, 3 times Forrajeando, 3 times on herbs, 1 times on low vegetation, 2 times on leafs of Ficus tree, 1 times Nido en rama de arbusto, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 32 times Hand, 9 times search, 2 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1400 meters, 374 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus lateralis purius: casent0911698, casent0911699; syntype of Camponotus kosswigi: casent0903594, casent0903595; syntype of Camponotus lateralis balearis: casent0912190, casent0912191

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