Primary type information:
Primary type material: syntype major and minor workers (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Madagascar: (no further data) (Grandidier). Primary type depository: probably MHNG.
The designation by Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2022: 140, consisting of lectotype minor worker, 2 paralectotype major workers, 1 paralectotype minor worker, 1 paralectotype queen, 2 paralectotype males, Madagascar: Fianarantsoa (Besson), is redundant as this locality and collector do not appear in the original description; the Besson specimens apparently derive from Forel, 1891c: 59.