Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 204). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Pará (Göldi). 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.
Original description also includes a syntype queen but there is no indication of the total number of syntypes.