Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype major worker, 1 paratype male. Primary type locality: Christmas I.: (no further data), iii.1898, xii.1897 (C.W. Andrews). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype male. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: BMNH.
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