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Noun1.Dorylinae - army ants
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
army ant, driver ant, legionary ant - tropical nomadic ant that preys mainly on other insects
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Foram amostradas 53 especies, distribuidas nas subfamilias Dolichoderinae, Dorylinae, Ectatomminae, Formicinae, Myrmicinae, Ponerinae e Pseudomyrmicinae, sendo Myrmicinae a mais representativa (Tabela 1).
0.002 Subfamily Dorylinae Tribe Ecitonini Labidus coecus 0.002 (Latreille, 1802) Subfamily Formicinae Tribe Camponotini Camponotus crassus 0.005 Mayr, 1862 Camponotus diversipalpus 0.004 Santschi, 1922 Camponotus mus Roger, 0.005 1863 Camponotus rufipes 0.005 (Fabricius, 1775) Camponotus sp.
Army ants belong to the subfamily of ants called Dorylinae, after the Greek word for spear.