Primary type information:
Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Malaysia: Selangor, Gombak Valley, ca 25 km. N Kuala Lumpur, 3.vi.1986 (W. Nässig). Primary type depository: NHMB.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 20 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Secondary type locality: paratype workers with same data as holotype, paratype queen with same data as holotype but 31.i.1987 (U. Maschwitz). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, KDPC, MCZC, MNKL.
The paratype (= “gynetype”) queen has a different date and collector to the rest of the type series, although earlier (p. 217) the authors state that a single nest was involved, collected by Nässig.