Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 165). Primary type locality: lectotype Costa Rica: La Palma, 1500 m. (A. Alfaro). Primary type depository: MSNG.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MSNG.
Original description also cites syntype queens and males.