Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Pacheco & Mackay, 2013: 231). Primary type locality: lectotype Argentina: Buenos Aires, Nuñez, 17.ii.1899 (F. Silvestri). Primary type depository: MCZC.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype worker, 1 paralectotype male. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: MCZC, MSNG.
Type notes:Pacheco & Mackay, 2013: 231, report 8 syntype workers, 3 syntype males from the original type series, in MSNG, which should also be paralectotypes.