Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ivory Coast: Tai Forest, 9.viii.1975, no. 5 (T. Diomande). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 22 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 10 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 12 paratype workers with same data as holotype but 12.iii.1976, no. 3. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, NHMB.
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