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Genus: Allomerus   Mayr, 1878 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

8 species

Allomerus Mayr, 1878 PDF: 873 . Type-species: Allomerus decemarticulatus, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 158. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Genus Allomerus references
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF}: 78 (catalogue); Emery, 1922c PDF: 188 (diagnosis, catalogue); Ettershank, 1966 PDF: 111 (diagnosis, review of genus, checklist); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 18 (catalogue); Bolton, 1987 PDF: 282 (review of genus); Brandão, 1991 PDF: 324 (catalogue); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1047 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 61 (catalogue); Fernández, 2007A PDF: 163 (all species revision, key).

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The stem-hugging galleries of Allomerus octoarticulatus ants are made of fungal hyphae growing through a matrix of detritus. Jatun Sacha reserve, Napo, Ecuador.
Image © Alex Wild.


Neotropical Region: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-20 09:42:57 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-20 09:42:36 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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