- Holotype: AMNH A-86920 (field number CWM 10333), adult ♂. collected by Charles W. Myers and John W. Daly between 5–6 February 1971.
- Type locality: “Quebrada Docordó, ca. 10 km above its junction with the Río San Juan, approximately 100 m, Departamento del Chocó, Colombia”.
- Etymology: Named after John William Daly.