termitarium


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termitarium

[‚tər·mə′ter·ē·əm]
(invertebrate zoology)
A termites' nest.
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Here, Kalki is depicted enclosed in a vertically elongated, cocoon-like termitarium, showing only the face and the right hand holding khadga.
From the above details it is clear that the general concept of Kalki prescribed by ancient iconographic texts does not agree with the image of Kalki within a termitarium or covered in pleated cloth described here, though the attributes may provide a certain degree of similarity.
Soldiers are not present in its colonies, nor does it construct an epigeal termitarium (Nel 1968).