Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 650). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, Teresópolis, Colonia Alpina (Goeldi) (by restriction of Kempf, 1972b: 203). Primary type depository: MHNG.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MHNG.
1) Original description also includes a syntype queen. 2) Other original syntype locality: Brazil: São Paulo, Alto da Serra (Lüderwaldt).