Primary type information:
Primary type material: 1 syntype major worker, syntype minor workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Primary type locality: minor workers, queen Angola: Benguela (C. Wellman) (by restriction of Wheeler, 1922: 965). Primary type depositories: MRAC, MHNG.
Other original syntype locality: major worker Democratic Republic of Congo: Kapema, Kipaila (S. Neave).