Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.81. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Allomerus octoarticulatus   Mayr, 1878 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Allomerus octoarticulatus Mayr, 1878 PDF: 874 (w.) BRAZIL (Amazonas). Neotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype (?) worker. Primary type locality: Brazil: “Nord-Brasilien in der Umgegend des Amazonenstromes” (J. Trail). Primary type depository: NHMW. Type notes: No indication of number of specimens is given. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as 8-articulatus by Forel, 1912h PDF: 2.]
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, 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, 3 times found in premontane rainforest, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in Understorey.

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 ex Cordia sp. domatia, 1 times ex Cordia sp. domatium, 1 times ex Cordia alliodora node, 1 times aus Blatt=blasen v. Tococa, 1 times Understorey, 1 times fungus web nest on Cordia tree, 1 times ex Cordia nodosa, queenrite colony in small plant, 7 nodes, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times search, 1 times direct collection, 1 times HandCollection.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 590 meters, 308 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1964-01-01 00:00:00.0 and 2018-10-20 00:00:00.0

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

See something amiss? Send us an email.