Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ghana: Tafo (= New Tafo, Eastern Region, Akim District, Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana), 8.ii.1970, litter sample (B. Bolton). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 43 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype, 42 paratype workers Ivory Coast: Nzi Noua, N of Ndouci, 13.i.1977, degraded forest, rot. log (W.L. & D.E. Brown). Secondary type depositories: BMNH, MCZC, NHMB.
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