Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Plateaux & Cagniant, 2012: 431). Primary type locality: lectotype France: “an illegible inscription then Grand Salève, chez A. Varanen” (Plateaux & Cagniant, 2012: 431). Primary type depository: NHML.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: NHML.
Type notes:Forel, 1874 gives no locality data at all, but in his later survey of Swiss ants (Forel, 1915d: 23), mentions Salève (in France but adjacent to Geneva), and Tessin (= Ticino, Switzerland).