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Genus Reticulitermes

Termite - Reticulitermes - male - female subterranean termite workers - Reticulitermes Termite - Reticulitermes termites - Reticulitermes flavipes Unknown Critter - Reticulitermes Subterranean Termites - Reticulitermes Rhinotermitidae  - Reticulitermes Termites - Reticulitermes
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 Rhinotermitidae (Subterranean Termites)
Genus Reticulitermes
Explanation of Names
Reticulitermes Holmgren 1913
Numbers
7 spp. in our area (Lim & Forschler 2012), ~100 worldwide(1)
Range
widespread in our area (north to Canada & Alaska), most common in se. US(2)
Print References
Lim S.Y., Forschler B.T. (2012) A new species of Reticulitermes Holmgren, 1913 (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from the southeastern United States. Insecta Mundi 0252: 1-4 (Full text)
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