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Noun1.Cryptotermes - genus of dry wood termites; cosmopolitan in distribution; sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Kalotermitidae, Kalotermitidae - primitive termites of warm regions
Cryptotermes brevis, powder-post termite - extremely destructive dry-wood termite of warm regions
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Cryptotermes Banks (Blattodea (Isoptera): Kalotermitidae), now with 29 endemic species (31 total) is the most speciose kalotermitid genus in the New World.
2011), plaga de granos almacenados, a la mosca Haematobia irritans (Cruz et al., 2011), de importancia medico-veterinaria, asi como a las termitas Copotermes gestroi y Cryptotermes cynocephalus (Tarmadi et al., 2014).
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the Brazilian process of thermal modification (VAP HolzSysteme[R]) on the resistance of Eucalyptus grandis wood to attack by Cryptotermes sp.
Modification of cuticular hydrocarbons of Cryptotermes brevis (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) in response to temperature and relative humidity.
While moist conditions are required for survival of subterranean termites, high humidity has been described as fatal to a drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis (Walker) (Collins, 1969).
All particleboards were conditioned for 8 months prior to testing against the subterranean termite (Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren) in laboratory and field tests, and against the dry wood termite (Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light) in laboratory tests.
Os principais generos representantes da primeira familia sao Cryptotermes, Neotermes e Rugitermes, ja na familia Rhinotermitidae se destacam os generos Coptotermes e Heterotermes e, no caso da familia Termitidae, os generos Cornitermes, Nasutitermes, Syntermes e Anoplotermes sao os mais relevantes.
The research team led by CSIRO entomologist Dr Theodore Evans has found the drywood termite, Cryptotermes secundus can locate the deadly Coptotermes acinaciformis through the sound of the vibrations it makes while chewing.
Lab colonies of the termite Cryptotermes secundus (worker shown) started acting as if their queen were dead when researchers disabled her Neofem2 gene, Judith Korb of the University of Osnabruck in Germany and her colleagues report in the May 8 Science.
Practically all alates captured were West Indian dry-wood termites (Isoptera: Cryptotermes brevis).