Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 137). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Minas Gerais, Pirapora (E. Garbe). Primary type depository: NHMB.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHMB.
Original description cites syntype major(s), queen(s) and male(s) (numbers not stated).