Primary type information: Type-material: holotype queen. Type-locality: Mexico: “Mex. 56/143”. Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: BMNH Accessions Register has: “1856 no. 143. Mexico. Purchased of Cuming. Collected by M. Sallé on and around the volcano of Orizaba.”.
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF