Primary type information:
Type-material: 4 syntype workers. Type-locality: Guyana (“Guyane anglaise”): Kurupung (H.O. Lang). Type-depository: NHMB.
This species was founded on 4 syntype workers, all recorded as present in NHMB by Baroni Urbani, 1973b: 131; the specimen recorded in MCZC by Lattke, 1995: 148, is part of this series.