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|Combination in Pseudomyrma: Smith, 1858a PDF: 159; in Sima: Roger, 1863b PDF: 25; Stitz, 1925c PDF: 117; in Tetraponera: Smith, 1877b PDF: 68; Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 64; Donisthorpe, 1942d: 454.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Pine forest, 1 times found in 2ndgrowth veg./houses, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in riparian closed-forest, 1 times found in semideciduous forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Secondary forest behind, 1 times found in dry deciduous forest, 1 times found in dry Dipterocarp Forest, 1 times found in Kerangas woodland, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex dead twig, 1 times ex dead branch of Anacardium occidentale, 3 times ex thorn of Acacia horrida, 3 times ex Stereospermum personatum, 1 times tree, 1 times soil, 1 times on cashew, 1 times light trap.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 15 times Malaise trap, 1 times search, 4 times Pan trap, 1 times fog sample, 1 times general collecting, 1 times Malaise, 1 times pan traps.
Elevations: collected from 5 - 1167 meters, 506 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Tetraponera atrata: casent0902831; syntype of Sima nigra fergusoni: casent0907463; syntype of Sima nigra krama: casent0907462; syntype of Sima nigra insularis: casent0904036; syntype of Tetraponera petiolata: casent0902830; type of Sima nigra var. insularis: focol0320, focol0321, focol0322, focol0323