Primary type information: Type-material: 3 syntype workers. Type-locality: none given, “found dead in sugar” (C.C. Babington). Type-depository: OXUM. Type notes: Number of specimens is given by Westwood, 1840b: 81.
- Westwood, J. O. 1839a. An introduction to the modern classification of insects; founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation of the different families. Volume 2. Part XI. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, pp. 193-224. PDF
- Westwood, J. O. 1840b. Observations on the genus Typhlopone, with descriptions of several exotic species of ants. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6:81-89. PDF