Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ecuador: Sucua, 19.vii.1978, #798, no. 0890 (G.J. Caphrey) (on underside of label: ”in between old seed pods of palm, forest, some larvae may be in w/ Prionopelta”). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paratype worker, 2 paratype queens. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.