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Species: Camponotus lateralis   (Olivier, 1792) 

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See Also:

Camponotus lateralis_cf02, Camponotus lateralis cypridis, Camponotus lateralis purius, Camponotus lateralis rhodius

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

3 subspecies

Formica lateralis Olivier, 1792: 497 (q.) FRANCE. Palearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


Afrotropical Region: Africa
Indomalaya Region: Asia, Southern Asia
Palearctic Region: Albania, Algeria, Alicante, Andorra, Armenia, Balearic Islands, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, Catalonia, Central Asia, Crete, Croatia, Cyprus, Dobrich, Drâa-Tafilalet, Dubrovačko-Neretvanska, Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Ionía Nísia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Lazio, Liguria, Macedonia, Madrid, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Northern Africa, Peloponnísos, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Southern Europe, Spain, Switzerland, Tadla-Azilal, Thessalía, Toscana, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Vidin, Western Asia, Western Europe

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, 0 times found in oak forest, 2 times found in Prado altamontaña, 0 times found in pine forest, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in Mediterranean forest (Pinus, Castanea sativa, etc.), 0 times found in deciduous trees and meadows around an artificial lake, 0 times found in seashore with frygana and Pinus trees, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times on shrubs, 8 times Foraging, 0 times under stone, 4 times nbp, 0 times on Ficus tree, 2 times Nido bajo piedra, 0 times on herbs, 3 times Forrajeando, 1 times on low vegetation, 0 times on leafs of Ficus tree, 1 times Nido en rama de arbusto, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 32 times Hand, 0 times search, 0 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1400 meters, 368 meters average

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

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