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Genus Amitermes - Desert Termites

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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 Termitidae (Higher Termites)
Subfamily Termitinae
Genus Amitermes (Desert Termites)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dentitermes Wasmann, 1901
Hamitermes Silvestri, 1903
Monodontermes Silvestri, 1909
Amphidotermes Sjöstedt, 1924
Explanation of Names
Amitermes Silvestri, 1901