Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers (numbers not stated, “numerous”), 1 syntype queen, 1 syntype male. Primary type locality: U.S.A.: New Mexico, Sacramento Mts, Alamogordo (G. von Kockow) (by restriction of Creighton, 1950a: 375). Primary type depositories: AMNH, MCZC.
Other original syntype locality: U.S.A.: New Mexico, Sacramento Mts, Box Canyon (A.G. Ruthven).