Coptotermes paleodominicanus Krishna and Grimaldi 2009 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Rhinotermitidae

Full reference: K. Krishna and D. Grimaldi. 2009. Diverse Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae (Isoptera) in Dominican Amber. American Museum Novitates 3640:1-48

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

See also Krishna and Grimaldi 2009

Sister taxa: Coptotermes hirsutus, Coptotermes priscus, Coptotermes sucineus

Type specimen: AMNH DR10-1567, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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