Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Gabon: Plateau d’Ipassa, 9IPA, AN6 (J.A. Barra). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 9 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 7 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but AMC2, IPA, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but 9IPA, AN4. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.
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