Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 504). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Santa Catarina, Joinville (Schmalz). Primary type depository: MSNG.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: paralectotype worker (caste not stated). Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: MSNG.
Type notes:Wilson, 2003a: 504 (in text) says, “Lectotype and paralectotype of Pheidole schmalzi: MSNG”. Caste of the lectotype is not stated, and is here assumed to be the major. Original description indicated syntype major workers, syntype minor workers (numbers not stated).