Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ivory Coast: Lamto (Toumodi), AA80 nid 10, 9.xii.1963 (J. Lévieux). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 2 paratype workers. Secondary type locality: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but lacking date, 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype but coded AA8J and lacking date. Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC.
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