Sima nitens

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Sima nitens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera difficilis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Sima nitens
Stitz, 1925

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Tetraponera difficilis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • nitens. Sima nitens Stitz, 1925: 117 (w.q.) PHILIPPINES. Combination in Tetraponera: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 81. Junior synonym of difficilis: Ward, 2001: 628.