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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


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Palearctic Region: Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine

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, 2 times found in Prado altamontaña, 0 times found in oak forest, 0 times found in deciduous forest, 2 times found in Mediterranean forest (Pinus, Castanea sativa, etc.), 1 times found in pine forest, 0 times found in wooded stream valley, 0 times found in limestone gorge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times on shrubs, 8 times Foraging, 1 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, 8 times search, 0 times sweep.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1400 meters, 375 meters average

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

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