Cryptotermes yamini Krishna and Bacchus 1987 (drywood termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae

Full reference: K. Krishna and S. Bacchus. 1987. A new fossil species of termite from Dominican amber, Cryptotermes yamini (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae). American Museum Novitates 2884:1-5

Belongs to Cryptotermes according to M. S. Engel and K. Krishna 2007

See also Fontes and Vulcano 1998, Krishna and Bacchus 1987 and Nel and Paicheler 1993

Sister taxa: Cryptotermes batheri, Cryptotermes glaesarius, Cryptotermes ryshkoffi

Type specimen: 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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