Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype queens, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Mexico: (no further data) (McCook). Primary type depositories: AMNH, MHNG.
Type notes:Forel, 1885a: 347, states that the type locality is, “the Mexican island of Guadalupe, located 200 miles off the west coast of Baja California”.