Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 658). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Santa Catarina (Hetschko). Primary type depository: NHMW.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHMW.
Original type series also includes other syntype workers, queens and males.