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The tribe Leptanillini belongs to the subfamily Leptanillinae. For a list of genera contained within this tribe see Leptanillini genera, for species see Leptanillini species.


Leptanillini Emery, 1910b: 32. Type-genus: Leptanilla.
Taxonomic history
Leptanillini as tribe of Dorylinae: Emery, 1910b: 32; Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 138 [Leptanillii]; Arnold, 1915: 113; Emery, 1916b: 94; Forel, 1917: 240; Bondroit, 1918: 16; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 633.
Leptanillini as tribe of Leptanillinae: Wheeler, W.M. 1923f: 335; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 17; Bolton, 1990b: 276; Bolton, 1994: 70; Bolton, 2003: 40, 152.
Genera of Leptanillini: Leptanilla, Phaulomyrma, Yavnella.