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(suborder Apocrita, family Formicidae)

Little-known subfamily of tiny, tropical ants, which have reduced eyes, and slender bodies adapted for foraging underground. They are believed to be legionary since the queen is dichthadiiform, as are queens in the Dorylinae. There are about 30 species.

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