Isoptera


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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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A new introduction of a subterranean termite, Coptotermes havilandi Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Miami, Florida.
Wood destroying termites (Isoptera) of Pakistan: Key to the most important species, their distribution and pattern of attack.
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.
PC1 includes the following chemical variables, in order of importance: H+Al, pH, S, Mg, K, Ca, in addition to Cu and Zn; physical variables: microporosity, density, and macroporosity; and biological variables: Isoptera, Hemiptera, and Araneae.
Na primeira coleta, os 2929 individuos foram classificados em 20 grupos taxonomicos, sendo estes: Acari, Araneae, Auchenorrhyncha, Coleoptera, Diplopoda, Diptera, Entomobryomorpha, Formicidae, Gastropoda, Heteroptera, Hymenoptera, Isopoda, Isoptera, Larva de Coleoptera, Larva de Diptera, Larva de Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, Poduromorpha, Symphypleona e Thysanoptera.
Assessing efficacy of Termatrac[TM]; a new microwave based technology for non-destructive detection of termites (Isoptera).
NA FO % Blattoptera 1 0.11 1 1.59 Mantoptera 2 0.23 2 3.18 Isoptera 1 0.11 1 1.59 Dermaptera 1 0.11 1 1.59 Orthoptera 68 7.67 41 65.07 Heteroptera 14 1.58 14 22.23 Homoptera 1 0.11 1 1.59 Coleoptera 598 67.42 32 50.79 Other invertebrates 94 10.59 53 84.12 Reptiles 44 4.96 27 42.86 Birds 35 3.95 37 58.72 Mammals 28 3.16 26 41.28 Plant material 39 61.90 Inert matter 6 9.52 No.
Responses of Coptotermes formosanus and Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) to three types of wood rot fungi cultured on different substrates.
However, Hymenoptera and Isoptera have different caste systems, based on different developmental modes (Nijhout and Wheeler, 1982).
Evaluation of a novel, hand-held, acoustic emissions detector to monitor termites (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae) in wood.