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Glyptotermes pusillus

Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae

Taxonomy
Termes (Eutermes) pusillus was named by Heer (1849). Its type specimen is NHMW 1847/IX/9, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is East Africa Copal (NHM Wien coll), which is in a Holocene terrestrial amber in Tanzania.

It was recombined as Calotermes pusillus by Hagen (1858); it was recombined as Glyptotermes pusillus by Snyder (1949), Nel and Paicheler (1993) and Krishna et al. (2013).

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Termes (Eutermes) pusillus Heer p. 35 figs. Pl 3, fig 7
1856Termes (Eutermes) diaphanus Giebel p. 296
1856Termes (Eutermes) punctatus Giebel p. 296
1856Termes diaphanus Giebel p. 296
1856Termes punctatus Giebel p. 296
1858Calotermes pusillus Hagen p. 65
1949Glyptotermes pusillus Snyder p. 359
1993Glyptotermes pusillus Nel and Paicheler p. 122
2013Glyptotermes pusillus Krishna et al. p. 462

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
RankNameAuthor
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)
Solumblattodea
superfamilyBlattoidea
Kittrickea
Tutricablattae
Isoptera(Brulle 1832)
Euisoptera
Icoisoptera
familyKalotermitidaeFroggatt 1896
genusGlyptotermesFroggatt 1896
speciespusillus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available