Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ghana: Tafo (= New Tafo, Eastern Region, Akim District, Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana), 20.viii.1970, rotten branch on ground (B. Bolton). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 10 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 4 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 2 paratype workers Ivory Coast: Orstom Expt. Station, 17 km. W Abidjan, 7.i.1963, A4 (W.L. Brown), 4 paratype workers Ivory Coast: Tai Forest, 9.viii.1975, no. 6 (T. Diomande). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, NHMB.
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