Zootermopsis coloradensis Scudder 1883 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Archotermopsidae

Alternative combinations: Hodotermes coloradensis, Miotermes coloradensis

Synonym: Parotermes scudderi Cockerell 1913

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1883. The fossil white ants of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 19:133-145

Belongs to Zootermopsis according to K. Krishna et al. 2013

See also Cockerell 1913, Emerson 1933, Fontes and Vulcano 1998, Nel and Paicheler 1993, Pierce 1958, Scudder 1883, Scudder 1890, Snyder 1949 and von Rosen 1913

Sister taxa: none

Type specimens:

  • Zootermopsis coloradensis: Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado
  • Parotermes scudderi: Its type locality is Florissant, Station 13, which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection)

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