Primary type information:
Primary type material: holotype major worker. Primary type locality: Samoa: Upolu I., Afiamalu, 16.iii.1962, acc. 333 (R.W. Taylor). Primary type depository: MCZC.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 2 paratype major workers, 39 paratype minor workers. Secondary type locality: 1 paratype major worker, 34 paratype minor workers with same data as holotype, 1 paratype major worker, 5 paratype minor workers with same data as holotype but 10.iii.1962, acc. 246. Secondary type depositories: ANIC, BPBM, MCZC.