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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Isoptera

Familia: Kalotermitidae
Genus: Cryptotermes
Species: C. colombianus –

Cryptotermes Banks, 1906: Ent. News, 17, 336.


Casalla, R., Scheffrahn, R. & Korb, J. 2016. Cryptotermes colombianus a new drywood termite and distribution record of Cryptotermes in Colombia. ZooKeys 596: 39–52. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.596.9080. Reference page.

Cryptotermes is a genus of termites in the family Kalotermitidae. It is one of the economically most significant genera of drywood termites.[1]

There are about 70 species.[1] Species include:

Cryptotermes abruptus Scheffrahn and Krecek, 1998
Cryptotermes bengalensis (Snyder, 1934)
Cryptotermes brevis (Walker, 1853)
Cryptotermes cavifrons Banks, 1906
Cryptotermes ceylonicus Ranaweera, 1962
Cryptotermes colombianus Casalla et al., 2016
Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light, 1921
Cryptotermes domesticus Haviland, 1898
Cryptotermes fatulus (Light, 1935)
Cryptotermes havilandi (Sjostedt, 1900)
Cryptotermes longicollis (Banks, 1918)
Cryptotermes dudleyi


Casalla, Robin; Scheffrahn, Rudolf & Korb, Judith (2016). "Cryptotermes colombianus a new drywood termite and distribution record of Cryptotermes in Colombia". ZooKeys (596): 39–52. doi:10.3897/zookeys.596.9080. PMC 4926653. PMID 27408575.

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