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Family Kalotermitidae - Drywood Termites

Western Drywood Termite (Incisitermes minor) reproductive stage - Incisitermes minor ID help - Neotermes castaneus Neotermes castaneus - Southern Damp-wood Termite - Neotermes castaneus 248308 tERMITE Cedar termites - Incisitermes Beetle...? - Incisitermes minor Western drywood termite, Incisitermes minor - Incisitermes minor Regular circular pile of tiny eggs
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Blattodea (Cockroaches and Termites)
Superfamily Blattoidea
No Taxon (Epifamily Termitoidae - Termites)
Family Kalotermitidae (Drywood Termites)
18 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1), ~450 spp. in 21 genera worldwide(2)
These termites often leave little sign of their presence inside wood.
Species known to occur in NA:
Calcaritermes Snyder 1933: nearcticus (Snyder 1933)
Cryptotermes Banks 1906: brevis (Walker 1853), cavifrons Banks 1906
Incisitermes Krishna 1961: arizonensis (Snyder 1926), banksi (Snyder 1920), fruticavus Rust 1979, milleri (Emerson 1943), minor (Hagen 1858), schwarzi (Banks 1920), snyderi (Light 1933)
Kalotermes Hagen 1853: approximatus Snyder 1920
Marginitermes Krishna 1961: hubbardi (Banks 1920)
Neotermes Holmgren 1911: castaneus (Burmeister 1839), jouteli (Banks 1920), luykxi Nickle and Collins 1989
Paraneotermes Light 1937: simplicicornis (Banks 1920)
Pterotermes Holmgren 1911: occidentis (Walker 1853)