Sima nigra fergusoni

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Sima nigra fergusoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Tetraponera nigra)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Tetraponera
Species: Sima nigra fergusoni
Forel, 1902

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • fergusoni. Sima nigra r. fergusoni Forel, 1902c: 248 (w.) INDIA. Combination in S. (Tetraponera): Emery, 1921f: 26; in Tetraponera: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 81. Raised to species: Bingham, 1903: 114; Collingwood, 1962: 225. Subspecies of nigra: Emery, 1921f: 26; Ward, 1990: 488. Junior synonym of nigra: Ward, 2001: 634.