Allomerus octoarticulatus demerarae

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Allomerus octoarticulatus demerarae
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 octoarticulatus demerarae
Wheeler, W.M., 1935

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.

  • demerarae. Allomerus octoarticulatus var. demerarae Wheeler, W.M., in Wheeler, G.C. 1935: 92, pls. 7, 8 (l.) GUYANA. [Allomerus octoarticulatus var. demerarae Wheeler, W.M. 1929h: 343. Nomen nudum.] Wheeler, W.M. 1942: 200 (w.q.m.). 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, G. C. 1935. The larva of Allomerus (Hym.: Formicidae). Psyche (Camb.) 42: 92-98 (page 92, pls. 7, 8 larva described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1929i. Two interesting Neotropical myrmecophytes (Cordia nodosa and C. alliodora). Pp. 342-353 in: Jordan, K., Horn, W. (eds.) Fourth International Congress of Entomology, Ithaca, August 1928. Volume II. Transactions. Naumburg a. Saale: (page 343, Allomerus octoarticulatus var. demerarae. nomen nudum.)
  • Wheeler, W. M.; Mann, W. M. 1942d. [Untitled. Allomerus decemarticulatus Mayr subsp. octoarticulatus Mayr var. exsanguis Wheeler and Mann, var. nov.]. P. 200 in: Wheeler, W. M. Studies of Neotropical ant-plants and their ants. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 90 (page 200, worker, queen, male described)