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Dorylus gribodoi casent0172627 dorsal 1.jpg
D. gribodoi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Leach, 1815
Type genus
Fabricius, 1793
19 species

Dorylinae is an ant subfamily with distributions in both the Old World and New World. In 2014, Brady et al. synonymized the previous dorylomorph subfamilies (Aenictinae, Aenictogitoninae, Cerapachyinae, Ecitoninae and Leptanilloidinae) under Dorylinae.[2]



  1. ^ Bolton, B. (2014). "Dorylinae". AntCat. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Brady, Seán G; Fisher, Brian L; Schultz, Ted R; Ward, Philip S (2014). "The rise of army ants and their relatives: diversification of specialized predatory doryline ants". BMC Evolutionary Biology 14: 2–14. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-93.  edit

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Dorylinae at Wikimedia Commons