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Species: Allomerus octoarticulatus   Mayr, 1878 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Allomerus octoarticulatus Mayr, 1878 PDF: 874 (w.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Revived status as species: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 19.
Senior synonym of Allomerus demerarae, Allomerus novemarticulatus, Allomerus tuberculatus and material of the unavailable names Allomerus angulatus, Allomerus exsanguis, Allomerus melanoticus referred here: Fernández, 2007A PDF: 167.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in Bas fond.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times in Cordia nodosa, 2 times ex melastome, 2 times ex Cordia nodosa, 1 times in Hirtella physophora, 1 times fungus web nest on Cordia tree, 1 times ex Cordia nodosa, queenrite colony in small plant, 7 nodes, 1 times aus Blatt=blasen v. Tococa, 1 times Leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall72h.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 590 meters, 237 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Allomerus octoarticulatus: casent0902178, casent0916034; syntype of Allomerus octoarticulatus tuberculatus: casent0908783; type of Allomerus octoarticulatus: focol1752, focol1753

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