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Extant: 1 valid subspecies
|Combination in Prenolepis: Mayr, 1861 PDF: 52; in Nylanderia (Nylanderia): Emery, 1906b PDF: 134; in Paratrechina (Nylanderia): Emery, 1925d PDF: 223; in Nylanderia: Kempf, 1972b PDF: 168; in Paratrechina: Trager, 1984b PDF: 131; in Nylanderia: LaPolla et al., 2010A PDF: 127.|
|of Nylanderia kincaidi Trager, 1984b PDF: 75; of Nylanderia mjobergi: Kallal & LaPolla, 2012 PDF: 38.|
|Current subspecies: nominal plus Nylanderia vividula australis.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 66 times found in Black Belt Prairie, 0 times found in cultivated cotton, 4 times found in rainforest, 0 times found in peripheral to cultivated cotton, 6 times found in closed vegetation, 0 times found in rotten logs, 15 times found in coastal savanna, 12 times found in nest on roadside, 11 times found in field at edge of parking lot, 11 times found in prairie, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 9 times ex rotten log, 15 times under rock, 4 times under boulder, 3 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times in kitchen on sink (won't leave no matter what I do), 1 times in Hydnophytum, 2 times ground forager(s), 2 times ex rotten stick on ground, 1 times alates on hanging blankets in backyard, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 26 times pitfall trap, 27 times Berlese funnel, 35 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan, 2 times 2 Maxi Winks, 26 times Lindgren funnel baited with Typosan and alpha pinene, 10 times hand collecting, 12 times malaise trap, 3 times 9 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 11 times Lindgren funnel, 10 times Hand, 8 times sweeping, ...
Elevations: collected from 1 - 2307 meters, 464 meters average
Type specimens: Lectotype of Formica vividula: casent0102536; Lectotype of Prenolepis vividula mjobergi: usnment00753566; paralectotype of Formica vividula: casent0102537, casent0102538, casent0102539