Kalotermitidae


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Kalotermitidae

[‚kal·ə‚tər′mid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of relatively primitive, lower termites in the order Isoptera.
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Water loss and cuticular structures in eastern species of the Kalotermitidae (Isoptera).
The generalized developmental schema of the termitidae differs from that of Kalotermitidae in some major respects.
A generic revision and phylogenetic study of the family Kalotermitidae (Isoptera).
Kalotermitidae was not as well represented in the current survey as Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae (Table 1).
Like most Kalotermitidae the WIDT nests in its food source, wood, where it spends most of its life cycle.
Collected Original species Taxon location (a) description Kalotermitidae Cryptotermes domesticus (Haviland) A, B, F, J Haviland (1898) Neotermes koshunensis (Shiraki) B, D, I Shiraki (1909) Rhinotermitidae Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki C, E, F, H, K Shiraki (1909) Prorhinotermes japonicus K Holm'ren (1912) (Holmgren) Reticulitermes flaviceps (Oshima) A, B Oshima (1911) Termitidae Nasutitermes takasagoensis B, D, E, G, K Nawa (1911) (Shiraki) Previous locality Taxon reference Kalotermitidae Cryptotermes domesticus (Haviland) Oshima (1912), Tu (1955) Neotermes koshunensis (Shiraki) Oshima (1912), Tu (1955) Rhinotermitidae Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki Oshima (1912), Tu (1955) Prorhinotermes japonicus Lo et al.