Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype major worker (by designation of Brown, 1981: 528). Primary type locality: lectotype Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, “57/63” (H. Clark). Primary type depository: BMNH.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: BMNH.
Original syntype series consisted of major and minor workers, queens and males. Brown, 1981: 528, pointed out that the type series was mixed, consisting in part of a Solenopsis species.