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Noun1.Isoptera - order of social insects that live in colonies, including: termites; often placed in subclass Exopterygota
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
termite, white ant - whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood
family Rhinotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae - large widely distributed family of termites of temperate to tropical regions
family Kalotermitidae, Kalotermitidae - primitive termites of warm regions
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infect different insect orders, mainly Blattaria, Dermaptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, Hemiptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera, Mantodea, Orthoptera, Odonata and Coleoptera (ARAUJO & HUGHES, 2014).
The authors of the mentioned study observed that a single group, Formicidae, presented significant relative Participation in three fragments of Atlantic Forest in different successional stages, whereas in pasture area the distribution of edaphic arthropods was more balanced, with the important participation of Coleoptera, Araneae, Isoptera and Coleoptera larvae, as well as Formicidae.
Xylanases with unusual primary sequences and novel domains of unknown function were discovered in metagenomic libraries of microbiota associated with members of the orders Isoptera (termites) and Lepidoptera (moths) (Brennan et al.
10]) con mayor abundancia en el ecosistema "Arroyo" precede al grupo Isoptera con una media de 59,64 (ind/[m.
Gracilinanus agilis feeds heavily on Isoptera and Hemiptera during the dry season, showing that these insects are relevant for its diet, especially in cool-dry season (Camargo et al.
Termites is social insect that belongs to order Isoptera, Like ants, some bees and wasps, termites divide labor among castes that consist of sterile male and female "workers" and "soldiers".
All other Orders (Acari, Araneae, Geophilomorpha, Spirostreptida, Symphyla, Diplura, Blattaria, Coleoptera, Diptera, Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera, Neuroptera, Plecoptera, Psocoptera, Thysanoptera, Trichoptera, Pulmonata, Isopoda and Haplotaxida) were better sampled by QuS.
In the case of an application for pest, eradication of insects of all kinds, crawling and flying (Collembola, Dictyoptera, Isoptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, etc .