Allomerus decemarticulatus novemarticulatus

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Allomerus decemarticulatus novemarticulatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Allomerus octoarticulatus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Attini
Genus: Allomerus
Species: Allomerus decemarticulatus novemarticulatus
Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, 1942

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Allomerus octoarticulatus.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • novemarticulatus. Allomerus decemarticulatus subsp. novemarticulatus Wheeler, W.M. & Mann, in Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 199 (w.) BOLIVIA. Junior synonym of octoarticulatus: Fernández, 2007a: 167.


  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 61, catalogue)
  • Wheeler, W. M.; Mann, W. M. 1942c. [Untitled. Allomerus decemarticulatus Mayr subsp. novemarticulatus Wheeler & Mann, subsp. nov.]. P. 199 in: Wheeler, W. M. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 90:1-262. (page 199, worker described)