Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated). Primary type locality: New Caledonia: (no further data) (Sommer). Primary type depositories: MHNG, NHMB.
1) Shattuck, 1994: 132, cites 14 worker, 1 queen, 2 male syntypes; queen and male are not mentioned in the original description. 2) New Caledonia localities listed by Shattuck include Mt Canala, Lake Bogota, Tchalabel, and Mt Yaté; some or all of these may represent original syntype localities.