Family Rhinotermitidae Froggatt 1897 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Rhinotermitidae

Alternative spelling: Rhinotermitinae

Parent taxon: Neoisoptera according to K. Krishna et al. 2013

See also Carpenter 1992, Emerson 1971, Engel et al. 2009, Nel and Paicheler 1993, Schlemmermeyer and Cancello 2000 and Snyder 1949

Sister taxa: Archeorhinotermitidae, Stylotermitidae, Termitidae

Subtaxa: Coptotermitinae Dolichorhinotermes Heterotermitinae Prorhinotermitinae Psammotermitinae Rhinotermes Rhinotermites

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Type: Termes (Rhinotermes)

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (2), France (2), Germany (2), Italy (1), Japan (1), Mexico (7), United States (4: California)

• Oligocene of Germany (1), United States (1: Colorado)

• Eocene of India (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (7), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Colorado)

Total: 33 collections including 51 occurrences

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