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Genus Neotermes - Dampwood Termites

Neotermes castaneus - Southern Damp-wood Termite - Neotermes castaneus ant? - Neotermes castaneus An Ant? - Neotermes castaneus Termite submitted for species range - Neotermes large termites - Neotermes jouteli Termite at blacklight - Neotermes Incisitermes schwarzi - Neotermes jouteli Incisitermes schwarzi - Neotermes jouteli
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 and Dampwood Termites)
Genus Neotermes (Dampwood Termites)
Other Common Names
Florida Dampwood Termites (used in Florida)
Tree Termites
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Originally a subgenus within Calotermes Hagen, 1858
Explanation of Names
Neotermes Holmgren, 1911
3 spp. in our area[cite:185010], ~120 spp. worldwide(1)
pantropical(1); in our area, FL[Cite:185010]
Internet References
Fact sheet[cite:185010]