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Taxonavigation: Termitoidae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Blattodea
Superfamilia: Blattoidea
Epifamilia: Termitoidae

Familia: Termitidae
Subfamiliae: Amitermitinae - Apicotermitinae - Cubitermitinae - Macrotermitinae - Nasutitermitinae - Syntermitinae - Termitinae



Termitidae Latreille, 1802



Primary references

  • Latreille, P.A. 1802. Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes. Ouvrage faisant suite à l’histoire naturelle générale et particulière, composée par Leclerc de Buffon, et rédigée par C.S. Sonnini, membre de plusieurs sociétés savantes. Familles naturelles des genres. Tome troisième. F. Dufart, Paris, pp. i-xii + 13–467 [+ 1 (errata)]. BHL Reference page

Additional references

  • Bourguignon, T. et al. 2010: Towards a revision of the Neotropical soldierless termites (Isoptera: Termitidae): redescription of the genus Anoplotermes and description of Longustitermes, gen. nov. Invertebrate systematics, 24(4): 357–370. DOI: 10.1071/IS10012
  • Constantino, R. 2018. Reexamination of the identity and status of the termite taxa described by Czerwinski (1901) from southern Brazil (Isoptera: Termitidae). Zootaxa 4370(3): 275–278. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4370.3.6 Reference page
  • Constantino, R. 2019. A revised and geo-referenced list of type localities for termites in South America. Zootaxa 4638(3): 389–409. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4638.3.5 Paywall Reference page
  • Constantino, R.; Carvalho, S.H.C. 2011: Paracurvitermes, a new genus of Syntermitinae (Isoptera: Termitidae). Sociobiology, 57(2): 377–388. [not seen]
  • Westwood J.O. 1840. "An introduction to the modern classification of insects." London. Vol.2.

Vernacular names

latviešu: Termītu dzimta
中文: 白蚁科
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