Formicidae: key to subfamilies, couplet 1
Key: modified from Creighton (1950), Wheeler & Wheeler (1963), Hölldobler & Wilson (1990), Bolton (1994)
Taxa remaining

Dolichoderinae
Ecitoninae*
Formicinae
Myrmicinae
Ponerinae


Figure 1. Formicinae: Camponotus noveboracensis

Figure 2. Dolichoderinae: Tapinoma sessile

Figure 3. Ponerinae: Ponera pennsylvanica

Figure 4. Myrmicinae: Aphaenogaster tennesseensis

Figure 5. Ecitoninae: Eciton sp.

1. Body with a single reduced or isolated segment (petiole) between the alitrunk and gaster (Figs. 1-3). ...2.
    Body with two reduced or isolated segments (petiole and postpetiole) between the alitrunk and gaster (Figs. 4-5). ...4.


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