Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Papua New Guinea: Wau, 1.vii.1974, 4000 ft, forest litter (S. Peck). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 21 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 8 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 13 paratype workers Papua, Mt Hagen area, 5.vii.1974, ca 2000 m., no. B-280 (S. Peck). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, MHNG, NHMB.
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