Primary type information:
Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: China: Hunan Prov., Liuyang County, 13.vi.1981 (W. Ma). Primary type depository: CAFB.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 50 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 28 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 13.vi.1981 to 18.viii.1984 (W. Ma), and v.1985 (Y. Jiang), 1 paratype worker Hunan Prov., Henshan County, 21.v.1980 (X. Tong), 21 paratype workers Anhui Prov., Qianshan County, v.-ix.1987 (C. Wang). Secondary type depository: CAFB.