Antennal club segments | Antennal scape length | Antennal segment number | Antennal sockets | Eye location in frontal view | Eye shape and size | Mesosomal spine or tooth | Petiole, number of separate nodes | Propodeal spine or tooth in side view | Subfamily

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1. Petiole, number of separate nodes

1581 separate node    1562 separate nodes    4node with 1 spine    8node with 2 spines    8node with 3 or more spines   






2. Antennal segment number

46    27    18    19    510    2011    9412   








3. Antennal club segments

51 segment    102 segments    393 segments    164 or more segments    53No club, segments same size   






4. Antennal scape length

55Long, extending well beyond top of head    42Medium, stopping at or near top of head    64Short, stopping well below top of head   




5. Antennal sockets

81Open and exposed to view    125Partially covered by frontal lobes    2Totally covered by frontal lobes    1Very close together    1Widely separated   






6. Mesosomal spine or tooth

7Anterio-dorsal spine    3Anterio-dorsal tooth or denticle    2Anterio-lateral tooth    113No spines, tooth, or denticle   





7. Propodeal spine or tooth in side view

4Long curved downward spine    11Long curved upward spine    11Long straight spine    109No spines    18Short tooth like   






8. Eye shape and size

19Absent    78Bulging    46Oval to Round    8Tiny, few facets   





9. Eye location in frontal view

2Behind head margin    10Near bottom of head    77Near middle of head    20Near top of head   





10. Subfamily

16Aenictinae    6Amblyoponinae    13Cerapachyinae    20Dolichoderinae    8Ectatomminae    110Formicinae    1Incertae Cedis    1Leptanillinae    151Myrmicinae    75Ponerinae    2Proceratiinae    8Pseudomyrmecinae