Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype (?) queen. Primary type locality: South Africa: Port Natal (= Durban) (no collector’s name). Primary type depository: BMNH. Primary type specimen: CASENT0902819. Type notes: No indication of number of specimens is given.
- Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. PDF