Hodotermitidae

Hodotermitidae

[‚häd·ō·tər′mid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of lower (primitive) termites in the order Isoptera.
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Preliminary studies on the significance of head-banging movements in termites with special reference to Zootermopsis angusticollis (Hagen) (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae).
2001) and termites Microcerotermes beesoni Snyder (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae), with an L[C.sub.50] value of 28.6 mg/g (Pal et al.
The termite fauna of Pakistan consists of four families (Kalotermitidae, Hodotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae), 16 genera and 53 species (Ahmad and Akhtar, 1994).
Termites that belong to the families Hodotermitidae (Anacanthotermes and Hodotermes), Kalotermitidae (Neotermes), Rhinotermitidae (Coptotermes, Heterotermes, and Psammotermes), and Termitidae (Amitermes, Ancistrotermes, Cornitermes, Macrotermes, Microcerotermes, Microtermes, Odontotermes, Procornitermes, and Syntermes) [12].
Currently, species in the genera, Amitermes and Microcerotermes (Termitidae), Anacanthotermes (Hodotermitidae), and Psammotermes (Rhinotermitidae), are the most important termites in Iran [1].
It is a member of the hyena family, but unlike its larger relatives, it preys on termites of the family Hodotermitidae and other insects, and can eat over 200,000 in a night s foraging using its long, sticky tongue to capture them.
The biology and development of Porotermes adamsoni (Froggatt) (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae).
Existem sete familias representantes da ordem dos cupins: Mastotermitidae, Kalotermitidae, Termopsidae, Hodotermitidae, Serritermitidae, Rhinotermitidae e Termitidae (GRASSE, 1986).
The 20 records available to me are as follows (sex of asilid bracketed): Coleoptera: Buprestidae ([female]), Coccinellidae ([female]), Dermestidae ([male]), Melyridae ([female]), Scarabaeidae (3[male] 3[female]); Diptera: Muscidae ([male]); Hemiptera: Lygaeidae ([male]), Pentatomidae ([male]); Isoptera: Hodotermitidae (3[male] 2[female]); Orthoptera: Tridactylidae (2[male]).
They may be subterranean termites (family Rhynotermitidae) or aboveground forms that feed on damp wood (family Hodotermitidae) or dry wood (family Kalotermitidae).
Among all specimens prepared for histological analysis, there were 25 for Hodotermopsis sjoestedti Holmgren (Termopsidae) including 4 soldiers, 8 for Hodotermes mossambicus (Hagen) (Hodotermitidae) including 3 soldiers, 13 for Kalotermes flavicollis (Fabricius) (Kalotermitidae), 10 for Prorhinotermes canalifrons (Sjoestedt) (Rhinotermitidae), and 2 for Nasutitermes voeltzkowi (Wasmann) (Termitidae).