Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Kuwait: Anwha I., 29°22’N, 48°25’E, iii.1988 (W. Büttiker). Type-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in NHMB if Büttiker material was returned). Secondary type information: Paratype-material: paratype workers (number not stated). Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in NHMB if Büttiker material was returned).
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