Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: 17 km. W Andapa, Res. D’Anjanaharibe Sud, 875 m., 2.xi.1994, 14°45’27.9’’S, 49°30’36.7’’E, primary rainforest, nest in log under moss, 543.12969w (G.D. Alpert). Primary type depository: MCZC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0003239. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 2 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type locality: 1 paratype worker, 1 paratype queen with same data as holotype but 543.12968q, 1 paratype worker (gaster missing) with same data as holotype but 543.13484w. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.