Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Seifert, 2005: 3). Primary type locality: lectotype Finland: Uleåborg (W. Nylander). Primary type depository: ZMHF.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 3 paralectotype workers, 1 paralectotype queen, 3 paralectotype males. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depository: ZMHF.
1) Original description cites only workers and queens (numbers not stated), no males. 2) Lectotype labelled by Radchenko & Elmes, 2002; this designation was not published. Lectotype also designated by Radchenko, 2007: 29, who points out that the males should not formally be included in the type series.