Primary type information:
Primary type material: lectotype minor worker (by designation of Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2022: 147). Primary type locality: lectotype Madagascar: forests, NE slope of grand massif (Humblot). Primary type depository: ZMHB. Primary type specimen: CASENT0104639 (lectotype).
Secondary type information:
Secondary type material: 2 paralectotype minor workers, 4 paralectotype major workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paralectotype minor worker, 1 major worker with same data as lectotype; 1 paralectotype minor worker, 3 paralectotype major workers Madagascar: forest, banks of the Ivondrona, nr Tamatavé (Dr Conrad Keller). Secondary type depositories: MHNG, MNHN. Secondary type specimens: minor workers: CASENT0101347, CASENT0101426; major workers: CASENT0101346, CASENT0101867, CASENT0101427, CASENT0101432. (Source: Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2022: 147.)
Type locality was earlier restricted to Ivondrona, nr Tamatavé, by Wheeler, 1922: 1041.