The Ants of Africa
Contents - Pseudomyrmecinaeinae

PSEUDOMYRMECINAE M R Smith (1952a: 98)

Diagnostic Features - Pedicel of two segments with the postpetiole distinctly separated from the gaster. Frontal carinae partially covering the antennal insertions. Antennae always 12-segmented. Eyes well developed, usually large, and ocelli often present. Clypeus not projecting back between frontal carinae. Tibial spurs of middle and hind legs pectinate. Claws usually toothed.

Link to sole African Genus - Tetraponera

M R Smith's (1952a) subfamily designation is at {original description}.

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