Primary type information: River Bashil valley (Russia), 43.211° N, 42.987° E, 2206 m a.s.l., leg. Z.M. Yusupov, 18.VI.2009.Type material. All type material from one nest, labeled "RUS: 43.211° N, 42.987° E River Bashil valley, 2206 m S slope, timberline, under stone Z.M.Yusupov 2009.06.18-17372". Holotype worker (Fig. 16) and two paratype workers in Senckenberg Naturkundemuseum Görlitz (Germany). Two paratype workers in Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA), two in Natural History Museum in London (UK), two in Natural History Museum Basel (Switzerland), one in museum of Nature South Tyrol (Bozen, Italy), one in Tiroler Landesmuseum (Hall, Austria), two in Natural History Museum in Vienna (Austria), two in Budapest Hungarian Natural History Museum (Hungary), and two in Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology Kiev (Ukraine).