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Family Archotermopsidae - Rottenwood Termites

Pacific Dampwood Termite - Zootermopsis angusticollis Dunno - Zootermopsis angusticollis Some kind of lacewing? - Zootermopsis Arizona dampwood termite soldier - Zootermopsis laticeps large termite #2968 - Zootermopsis Pacific Coast Dampwood Termite - Zootermopsis angusticollis Found more than 30 of these in my shower - Zootermopsis angusticollis Pacific coast dampwood termite - Zootermopsis angusticollis
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 Archotermopsidae (Rottenwood Termites)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
as currently treated, the family Termopsidae includes fossil taxa only; the five Recent genera formerly included in Termopsidae (e.g. here) have been moved to the newly erected Archotermopsidae (3 genera, incl. Zootermopsis) and Stolotermitidae (2 exotic genera)[Cite:601468](1); Zootermopsis also used to be treated in Hodotermitidae [e.g., in(2)], currently defined to include just two Old World genera with ~20 spp.(1)
Explanation of Names
Archotermopsidae Engel, Grimaldi, and Krishna 2009
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus in our area(2), 11 spp. in 3 genera total(1)
Range
one genus nearctic + 2 genera in e. Asia(1)