Cryptotermes Banks 1906 (drywood termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae

Alternative spelling: Calotermes (Cryptotermes)

Full reference: N. Banks. 1906. Two new termites. Entomological News 17:336-337

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

See also Carpenter 1992, Emerson 1969, Engel and Krishna 2007, Fontes and Vulcano 1998, Nel and Paicheler 1993, Park and Downing 2001, Pierce 1958, Snyder 1949 and von Rosen 1913

Sister taxa: Calcaritermes, Calotermes (Calotermes) erythrops, Calotermes (Calotermes) resinatus, Cratokalotermes, Electrotermes, Eotermes, Glyptotermes, Glyptotermites, Huguenotermes, Incisitermes, Kachinitermes, Kachinitermopsis, Kalotermes, Neotermes, Oligokalotermes, Otagotermes, Proelectrotermes, Prokalotermes, Pterotermopsis, Taieritermes

Subtaxa: Cryptotermes batheri Cryptotermes glaesarius Cryptotermes ryshkoffi Cryptotermes yamini

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Tanzania (1 collection)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), United States (2: California)

Total: 4 collections including 5 occurrences

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