Termitidae


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Termitidae

[tər′mid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A large family of the order Isoptera which contains the higher termites, representing 80% of the species.
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Revisao de Cornitermes Wasmann (Isoptera, Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae).
2 ISOPTERA (no consideradas) Termitidae Amitermes amifer (Silvestri) NEUROPTERA Larva de Myrmeleontidae ORTHOPTERA Tettigonidae Tettigonidae sp.
The elate termites, which are the edible stage of the Isoptera termitidae are popularly referred to as white ants.
According to (Sands, 1972) the family Termitidae is subdivided into four subfamilies:
championi now falls in subdivision Longiprocta, super family Termitidae, family Amitermitidae and subfamily Microcerotermitinae.
Las termitas superiores pertenecen a la familia Termitidae que se caracteriza por la ausencia de flagelados simbiontes en el intestino y por tener una dieta mas amplia, abarcando aproximadamente el 70% de todas las especies a nivel mundial, siendo la familia mas diversa, abundante y especializada (Donovan et al.
The samples were represented two families: Termitidae (57%) with ten genera (Anoplotermes, Amitermes, Cortaritermes, Microcerotermes, Nasutitermes, Neocapriterrnes, Orthognathotermes, Ruptitermes, Rhynchotermes and Termes) and Rhinotermitidae (43%) with two genera (Coptotermes and Heterotermes).
Ten species were found belonging to the families Termitidae (Apicotermitinae, Termitinae, Nasutitermitinae, Syntermitinae) and Rhinotermitidae (Heterotermitinae).
Termitidae is the largest family of termites comprising eight subfamilies, about 250 genera and over 2000 species (http://164.
A new genus and species of Brazilian termite (Isoptera, Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae).
Nasutitermes corniger (Motschulsky), a member of the termite family Termitidae, is an important structural pest over much of Central and South America (Constantino 2002; Torales 2002) and the West Indies including Puerto Rico and the U.
Kalotermitidae was not as well represented in the current survey as Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae (Table 1).