Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Philippines: Dumaguete, Silliman University, xii.1950 (D. Empeso). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 13 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, NHMB.
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