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For the United States & Canada

Genus Tenuirostritermes

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Classification
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 Nasutitermitinae (Nasute Termites)
Genus Tenuirostritermes
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Range
so. US to Honduras(1)
Remarks
a member of the subfamily Nasutitermitinae (3 spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~600 spp. in >80 genera worldwide)(1)