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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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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).
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.
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).
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.
El primero de ellos, pli wak, es el especifico tipico, homonimo del generico y corresponde a la especie Cryptotermes brevis de la familia Kalotermitidae, el comejen comun.
Practically all alates captured were West Indian dry-wood termites (Isoptera: Cryptotermes brevis).
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.
2006) avaliaram a termorretificacao da madeira de Eucalyptus grandis, submetida ao ataque do cupim de madeira seca, Cryptotermes brevis, observaram que, para as condicoes do experimento, o tratamento termico nao foi suficientemente eficaz para conceder a madeira total resistencia contra a acao dos xilofagos, sugerindo novos estudos nessa area.
Structural changes in lignin of tropical woods during digestion by the termite, Cryptotermes brevis.
To test his hunch, he and his colleagues offered big and small pine blocks to a common tropical dry-wood species of termite, Cryptotermes domesticus.