Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Radchenko, 2005b: 142). Primary type locality: lectotype Japan: “northern Japan” (no further data) (Haberer). Primary type depository: NHMB (lectotype).
Type notes:Radchenko, 2005b: 142, also nominates a paralectotype worker: Russia: Kuril Is, Iturup I. (Haberer) (in NHMB); this locality is not mentioned in the original description.