Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Saudi Arabia: Suleyil desert, 25°40’N, 45°50’E, 11.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood). Type-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in OMHN if Gallagher material has been retained there). Secondary type information: Paratype-material: paratype workers, paratype queens (numbers not stated), 1 paratype male. Paratype-locality: paratype workers, queens, male with same data as holotype, paratype workers Saudi Arabia: Hofuf, 13.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood), paratype workers Saudi Arabia: Al-Qatif, 14.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood), Saudi Arabia: Riyadh, 17.iv.1983 (C.A. Collingwood), paratype workers Oman: Barr al-Hickman, 12.ii.1987 (M.D. Gallagher), paratype workers Oman: Jabal Maram, 27.ii.1990 (M.D. Gallagher). Paratype-depository: unknown (possibly in WMLC, possibly in OMHN if Gallagher material has been retained there).
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