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Mastotermes

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Isoptera
Cladus: incertae sedis
Familia: Mastotermitidae
Genus: Mastotermes
Species: M. darwiniensis + fossil species

Name

Mastotermes Froggatt, 1897

Reference

* Froggatt, W.W. 1897: Australian Termitidae. Part II. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 21: 510-552.
* Krishna, K.; Emerson, A.E. 1983: A new fossil species of termite from Mexican amber, Mastotermes electromexicus (Isoptera, Mastotermitidae). American Museum Novitates, (2767)
* Krishna, K.; Grimaldi, D.A. 1991: A new fossil species from Dominican amber of the living Australian termite genus Mastotermes (Isoptera: Mastotermitidae). American Museum Novitates, (3021)
* Wappler, T.; Engel, M.S. 2006: A new record of Mastotermes from the Eocene of Germany (Isoptera: Mastotermitidae). Journal of paleontology, 80: 380-385. PDF


links

* ION


Vernacular names
English: Giant Northern Termite

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