family Rhinotermitidae


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Noun1.family Rhinotermitidae - large widely distributed family of termites of temperate to tropical 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
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The results on the diversity of termites in different areas of Taxila, District Rawalpindi indicated that four species of termites i.e., Odontotermes horai, Odontotermes obeses, Microtermes unicolour (Family Termitidae) and Coptotermes hemi (Family Rhinotermitidae) were recorded from the soil cores (n = 200) and different trees examined (n = 168; Table I).
Subterranean termites (family Rhinotermitidae) of the southeastern United States ingest chitin, which if digestible would provide the insect with dietary nitrogen (Waller & LaFage 1987).
Other subterranean termites (family Rhinotermitidae) found in the southeastern U.S.