Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers, syntype queen(s), syntype male(s) (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: South Africa: Natal, Stamford Hill, 26.i.1905 (I. Trägårdh) (by restriction of Wheeler, 1922: 960). Primary type depository: NHMB (perhaps also NHRS).
Other original syntype localities: South Africa: Natal, Durban, 22.xii.1904 (I. Trägårdh), South Africa: Zululand, Dukudu, 27.vii.1905 (I. Trägårdh).