Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Brazil: Ega (= Tefé), 58/6 (Bates). Type-depository: NHMB or NHRS. Type notes: In the original description Smith mentions that the ant was accompanied by a beetle (“a species of Cylistes”) but at some time in the past the card on which they were both mounted has been divided, and the beetle removed.
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF