Formicidae: key to subfamilies, couplet 4
Key: modified from Creighton (1950), Wheeler & Wheeler (1963), Hölldobler & Wilson (1990), Bolton (1994)
Taxa remaining

Ecitoninae*
Myrmicinae


Figure 1. Ecitoninae

Figure 14. Myrmicinae: Aphaenogaster fulva gp. sp.

4.Eyes absent or inconspicuous and at most represented by a single ommatidium or small, featureless blister (Fig. 13).
('army ants', one genus, Neivamyrmex, collected in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas)
...Ecitoninae*.
    Eyes small (Fig. 14.) to large, but always conspicuous.
(collected in all Midwestern states)
...Myrmicinae.


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