Primary type information:
Primary type material: holotype minor worker. Primary type locality: Japan: Ibaraki Pref., Tsukuba-shi, Mt Tsukuba-san, 13.x.1986 (T. Satoh). Primary type depository: NIAS.
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 33 paratype major workers, 170 paratype minor workers, 7 paratype queens, 3 paratype males. Secondary type locality: 33 paratype major workers, 170 paratype minor workers, 7 paratype queens, 3 paratype males with same data as holotype. Secondary type depositories: NHMB, NIAS, NSMT, OMNH.
Type notes:Terayama & Satoh, 1990a: 409-410, also list an enormous number of additional paratype collections, amounting to >1000 each of major and minor workers, and several hundreds each of queens and males.