Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: Brazil: Villa Nova (no collector’s name). Type-depository: BMNH. Type notes: There is a second male, in OXUM, mounted as the holotype but without the correct data labels.
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF