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SUBFAMILY FORMICINAE - Genus Aphomomyrmex
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In Tribe BRACHYMYRMECINI.
Diagnostic Features - Polymorphic species (but see below) with the head roughly rectangular in full-face view; antennae 9-segmented; palp formula 5,3. Eyes situated well away from the lateral margins of the head; ocelli well below occipital margin.
Emery's (1899e: 493) genus definition is at .
Revised by Snelling (1979b), previously in Tribe MYRMELACHISTINI. Bolton (1973a) described them as small arboreal ants.
Species known from Africa - Aphomomyrmex afer.
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