Key to Tapinoma species in or possible in MS and AL

Antennal scapes not quite reaching occipital border; color pale yellow
Scapes surpassing occipital border; color not pale yellow
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Bicolored, head and alitrunk dark colored and gaster, legs, and antennae pale milky white

Concolorous dark brown to blackish brown, gaster as dark or slightly darker than the rest of the body