Primary type information:
Primary type material: 3 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Guyana (“Guyane anglaise”): Kurupung (H.O. Lang). Primary type depository: NHMB.
This species was founded on 3 syntype workers, all recorded as present in NHMB by Baroni Urbani, 1973b: 127; the specimen recorded in MCZC by Lattke, 1995: 148, is part of this series.