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Genus Gnathamitermes - Long-jawed Desert Termites

Termite - Gnathamitermes perplexus Termites under mud on Cactus trunk - Gnathamitermes - female Desert Termite OR Subterranean Termite...need ID please. - Gnathamitermes Gnathamitermes Gnathamitermes Long-jawed Desert Termites? - Gnathamitermes Termites from under rock - Gnathamitermes Ants or Termites? - Gnathamitermes
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 Gnathamitermes (Long-jawed Desert Termites)
2 spp. in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
US & Mexico(1)
a member of the subfamily Termitinae (10spp. in 2 genera in our area, >600 spp. in 65 genera worldwide)(1)