Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of McArthur et al., 1998: 595). Primary type locality: lectotype Australia: Western Australia, Margaret River, x.-xi.1931 (W.M. Wheeler). Primary type depositories: MCZC.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 84 paralectotype major and minor workers, 1 paralectotype queen. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: MCZC, MVMA, WAMP.
Type notes:McArthur et al., 1998: 595, cite 84 major and minor workers, 1 queen from the type series; other localities mentioned in the original description (Rottnest I. and Perth) were excluded from the type series.