Kalotermitidae


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Noun1.Kalotermitidae - primitive termites of warm regions
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Isoptera, order Isoptera - order of social insects that live in colonies, including: termites; often placed in subclass Exopterygota
genus Kalotermes, Kalotermes - type genus of Kalotermitidae; termites destructive of wood and living trees
Cryptotermes, genus Cryptotermes - genus of dry wood termites; cosmopolitan in distribution; sometimes considered a subgenus of Kalotermes
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Evaluation of a novel, hand-held, acoustic emissions detector to monitor termites (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae) in wood.
Cryptotermes Banks (Blattodea (Isoptera): Kalotermitidae), now with 29 endemic species (31 total) is the most speciose kalotermitid genus in the New World.
En el presente estudio no se registraron especies de la familia Kalotermitidae, a pesar de que ser la segunda familia mas diversa en el Neotropico (Pearce y Waite 1994).
The termite fauna of Pakistan consists of four families (Kalotermitidae, Hodotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae), 16 genera and 53 species (Ahmad and Akhtar, 1994).
Termites that belong to the families Hodotermitidae (Anacanthotermes and Hodotermes), Kalotermitidae (Neotermes), Rhinotermitidae (Coptotermes, Heterotermes, and Psammotermes), and Termitidae (Amitermes, Ancistrotermes, Cornitermes, Macrotermes, Microcerotermes, Microtermes, Odontotermes, Procornitermes, and Syntermes) [12].
So far, the caste systems of some lower termite species, such as Mastotermitidae and Kalotermitidae, have been well studied (Watson et al., 1975, 1977; Noirot, 1985; Watson and Sewell, 1985; Roisin and Pasteels, 1991).
Existem sete familias representantes da ordem dos cupins: Mastotermitidae, Kalotermitidae, Termopsidae, Hodotermitidae, Serritermitidae, Rhinotermitidae e Termitidae (GRASSE, 1986).