Cryptotermes brevis


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Noun1.Cryptotermes brevis - extremely destructive dry-wood termite of warm regions
dry-wood termite - any of various termites that live in and feed on dry wood that is not connected with the soil
Cryptotermes, genus Cryptotermes - genus of dry wood termites; cosmopolitan in distribution; sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes
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The first objective of this study was to investigate the survivorship of 4 termite (Isoptera) species that inhabit distinctly different microhabitats, including Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Rhinotermitidae), Neotermes jouteli (Banks in Banks and Snyder) (Kalotermitidae), Cryptotermes brevis Walker (Kalotermitidae), and Cryptoterme cavifrons Banks (Kalotermitidae).
Cryptotermes brevis also exhibited significantly lower survival with wet wood when compared to C.
Structural changes in lignin of tropical woods during digestion by the termite, Cryptotermes brevis.
There are 14 species of drywood termites in the United States, however only 5 species have economic importance: Cryptotermes brevis (Walker), Incisitermes minor (Hagen), I.
The West Indian drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Kalotermitidae), is a long-established and broadly distributed pest in the New World owing to 5 centuries of anthropogenic spread from its endemic Chilean/Peruvian origin (Scheffrahn et al.
Based on our data, these regular freezing episodes are an effective barrier that limits the insect's northern movement in Florida in the same manner that they limit other insects including Aleurocanthus woglumi (Ashby) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), Aleurodicus dispersus (Russell) (Cherry 1979a,b) and Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Scheffrahn 2013).
Cryptotermes brevis will not survive in wood exposed to consistent rainfall or other free water sources.
The West Indian drywood termite Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (WIDT) is a serious urban pest that causes significant levels of damage to wooden structures.
Infestations of Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) in Queensland, Australia.