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Coptotermes priscus

Insecta - Blattodea - Rhinotermitidae

Taxonomy
Coptotermes priscus was named by Emerson (1971). Its type specimen is MP 12680, an exoskeleton, and it is an inclusion in amber. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1971Coptotermes priscus Emerson p. 268 fig. 3A
1993Coptotermes priscus Nel and Paicheler p. 160
2013Coptotermes priscus Krishna et al. p. 725

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota()
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
PolyneopteraMartynov 1938
superorderDictyopteraLatreille 1829
orderBlattodea(Latreille 1810)
Solumblattodea
superfamilyBlattoidea
Kittrickea
Tutricablattae
Isoptera()
Euisoptera
Icoisoptera
Neoisoptera
familyRhinotermitidaeFroggatt 1897
subfamilyCoptotermitinae
genusCoptotermesWasmann 1896
speciespriscus

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
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: chitinc
Environment: terrestrialc
Locomotion: actively mobilep
Created: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Modified: 2017-04-17 09:56:18
Source: c = class, p = phylum
References: Kiessling 2004, Bush and Bambach 2015

Age range: base of the Burdigalian to the top of the Langhian or 20.44000 to 13.82000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Burdigalian - Langhian20.44 - 13.82Dominican Republic Coptotermes priscus (type locality: 122982)