Nasutitermitinae

Nasutitermitinae

[nə¦süd·ə·tər′mit·ən‚ē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of termites in the family Termitidae, characterized by having the cephalic glands open at the tip of an elongated tube which projects anteriorly.
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A revision of the termite subfamily Nasutitermitinae (Isoptera, Termitidae) from the Ethiopian Region.
Se encontraron 10 especies pertenecientes a las familias Termitidae (Apicotermitinae, Termitinae, Nasutitermitinae, Syntermitinae) y Rhinotermitidae (Heterotermitinae).
Ten species were found belonging to the families Termitidae (Apicotermitinae, Termitinae, Nasutitermitinae, Syntermitinae) and Rhinotermitidae (Heterotermitinae).
Macrotermitinae, Nasutitermitinae, Apicotermitinae and Termitinae.
However, soldiers in the subfamily Nasutitermitinae (Termitidae) have a frontal projection, called a "nasus", from which a defensive terpenic substance is secreted (Prestwich, 1983).
Distribuidos entre as subfamilias: Nasutitermitinae (Constrictotermes cyphergaster, Nasutitermes sp1, Nasutitermes sp2, Labiotermes longilabius, Armitermes sp, Syntermes wheeleri e Syntermes molestus) e Termitinae (Spinitermes sp, Inquilinitermes fur e Inquilinitermes microcerus) (Fig 1).
O maior numero de especies para a subfamilia Nasutitermitinae e facilmente justificado pelo fato de serem bastante diversificados e dominarem a fauna da America tropical (Constantino, 1999).
Termitidae e a familia mais numerosa em especies e a mais diversificada em termos ecologicos, compreendendo as subfamilias Macrotermitinae, Apicotermitinae, Termitinae e Nasutitermitinae (CANCELLO, 1989).
On the other hand, Apicotermitinae (Termitidae) was sampled only in the rainy season, while Nasutitermitinae (Termitidae) occurred mainly in the dry season (Table 1).
Gathorne-Hardy, Frederick Jasper 2001 A Review of the South-East Asian Nasutitermitinae (Isoptera: Termitidae) with Descriptions of One New Genus and a New Species, and Including a Key to the Genera.
2002), this was the first establishment of the subfamily Nasutitermitinae in the northern Bahamas.
Antillean Nasutitermitinae (Isoptera: Termitidae): Parvitermes collinsae, a new subterranean termite from Hispaniola and redescription of P.