Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Oman: Jabal Shams, 1.x.1990 (M.D. Gallagher). Primary type depository: NHMB. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 4 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depository: NHMB (perhaps also WMLC).
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