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Sunday, January 22, 2012

Protohamitermes globiceps

Protohamitermes globiceps is a termite species without a soldier caste. This species nest primary inside large fallen forest trees. Some workers appeared to take on a defensive role when the nest is breached. These might be the older workers of the nest. The species appeared to produce alates all year round as the imago are always found among the workers.

Workers and imago of Protohamitermes globiceps.
Workers and imago of Protohamitermes globiceps

Workers and imago of Protohamitermes globiceps

 Imago of Protohamitermes globiceps.
Imago of Protohamitermes globiceps

Workers of Protohamitermes globiceps.
Workers of Protohamitermes globiceps

A worker of Protohamitermes globiceps.
A worker of Protohamitermes globiceps







Taxonomy
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Bilateria
Branch: Protostomia
Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa
Superphylum: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Mandibulata
Infraphylum: Atelocerata
Superclass: Panhexapoda
Epiclass: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Dicondylia
Infraclass: Pterygota 7496
Superorder: Dictyoptera 6970
Order: Isoptera 7499
Family: Termitidae 46569
Subfamily: Termitinae 92738
Group: Amitermes group 377832 (no rank)
Genus:  Protohamitermes 229670  (NCBI id)


Last Updated: 2012 01 22
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