Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Brazil: Pará, Belém (no collector’s name) (by restriction of Kempf, 1972b: 59). Primary type depository: BMNH.
1) Hashmi, 1973b: 85, cites a BMNH specimen as holotype, but from Smith’s original description it is obvious that several specimens were involved. 2) Other original syntype localities: Brazil: Pará, Santarem (no collector’s name), Brazil: Rio de Janeiro (no collector’s name).