Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Wilson, 2003a: 188). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Villa Nova (no collector’s name). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 1 paralectotype minor worker. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: BMNH.
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF
- Wilson, E. O. 2003a. Pheidole in the New World. A dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, [ix] + 794 pp.