Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Madagascar: Bekonazy to 5 km. S, forest w. baobabs (N of Morondava), 27.iii.1969, dry forest (W.L. Brown). Primary type depository: MCZC. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 14 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: same as for holotype. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.
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