Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: 45 km. S Ambalavao, 22°13’S, 47°01’E, 785 m., 25.ix.1993, sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), rainforest, #696(48)-5 (B.L. Fisher). Primary type depository: MCZC. Primary type specimen: CASENT0006000. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 32 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, UCDC. Type notes: An additional large number of workers from this series are preserved in alcohol at UCDC.
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