Orectognathus phyllobates Brown, W. L., Jr. (1958). A supplement to the revisions of the dacetine ant genera Orectognathus and Arnoldidris, with keys to the species. Psyche (Cambridge). 64 : 17–29 [p. 25].
Type MaterialHolotype, Joalah National Park, near the top of Tamborine Mt., Queensland (MCZ (Cambridge): worker).
Paratype, Dorrigo National Park, New South Wales (AM (Sydney): 1 worker).