Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Güsten et al., 2006: 6). Primary type locality: lectotype France: Alberon, Camargum. Primary type depository: MHNG.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 41 paralectotype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for lectotype. Secondary type depositories: IEUB, MHNG, MSNG, NHMB.
Crimean and Transcaucasian material mentioned in original description was excluded from type series, as misidentifications, by Güsten et al., 2006: 12.