Type location Niger
(Bolton, 1982: 346, illustrated, worker) collected at Azanyares, by J
Newby, iii.1979. Also from Mali, Tessalit by P Room; a member
of the aegyptiacus-group .
Bolton's description is at .
The photomontage of the holotype major worker from Niger
is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0900464
The photomontage of a media worker from Mali is collated