Scientific name: Camponotus lateralis
Taxonomic classification: Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Class Insecta, Order Hymenoptera, Family Formicidae, Subfamily Formicinae, Genus Camponotus.
Geographic distribution: Camponotus lateralis is found in various regions worldwide, including North America, Central America, South America, parts of Europe, and zones in Spain.
Physical characteristics: Camponotus lateralis is a medium to large-sized ant, with workers measuring between 6 and 12 mm in length. They have a robust body structure, with a large head and strong mandibles. The color of their body can vary but is generally black or dark brown.
Behavior: These ants are primarily diurnal and are known for their active behavior. They construct their nests in the soil, tree trunks, or other natural cavities. They are omnivorous, feeding on nectar, insects, sap, and other available resources.
Conservation status: There is no specific information available on the conservation status of Camponotus lateralis.
Additional notes: Camponotus lateralis is a widely distributed species found in different parts of the world, including zones in Spain and parts of Europe. Their size and behavior make them an interesting species to study in the field of entomology.