Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic subfamily within the family Formicidae — the bulldog ants.

Etymologies

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Myrmecia +‎ -inae

Examples

  • Having a two segmented waist is derived albeit homoplastic, since in current (and even pre-cladistic) phylogenies it shows as evolved multiple time (i.e., independently in Myrmicinae, Myrmeciinae, Ecitoninae, etc).

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