Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Saudi Arabia: Jizan, Abu Arish, 2.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood). Type-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in NHMB if Büttiker material was returned, possibly in OMHN if Gallagher material has been retained there). Secondary type information: Paratype-material: paratype workers (number not stated). Paratype-locality: paratype workers with same data as holotype, paratype workers Saudi Arabia: Wadi ad-Dilla, Jizan, 22.iv.1975 (W. Büttiker), paratype workers Saudi Arabia: Najran, 7.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood), paratype workers Oman: Tibat Musandham, 24.ix.1984 (M.D. Gallagher), paratype workers Yemen: Rissabah, 8.x.1991 (A. van Harten), paratype workers Yemen: Taiz, 20.x.1991 (A. van Harten). Paratype-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in NHMB if Büttiker material was returned, possibly in OMHN if Gallagher material has been retained there).
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