Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Central African Republic (“French Equatorial Africa”): Ubangi-Shari, Haut Mbomu, iii.1948, no. 2188 (N.A. Weber). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 4 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 2 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 2 paratype workers Democratic Republic of Congo (“Zaire, B. Congo”): Niangara, ii.-iii.1948, no. 2157 (N.A. Weber). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.
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