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Monday, March 19, 2012

Termes comis

Termes comis looks very similar to Termes rostratus but is slightly larger. Nest of Termes rostratus are very large while those of Termes comis are much smaller and less conspicuous.


Soldier of Termes comis.
Soldier of Termes comis

Soldier of Termes comis.
Soldier of Termes comis

Soldier of Termes comis.
Soldier of Termes comis

Soldier of Termes comis.
Soldier of Termes comis

Soldier and worker of Termes comis.
Soldier and worker of Termes comis

Soldier and workers of Termes comis.
Soldier and workers of Termes comis

Soldiers and workers of Termes comis.
Soldier and workers of Termes comis

Soldiers and workers of Termes comis.
Soldier and worker of Termes comis

Soldiers, workers and larvae (nymph) of Termes comis.
Soldiers, workers and larvae (nymph) of Termes comis

Soldiers and larvae (nymph) of Termes comis.
Soldiers and larvae (nymph) of Termes comis

Workers of Termes comis termite.
Workers of Termes comis termite

Imago of the termite Termes comis.
Imago of the termite Termes comis

Termes comis alate and soldier.
Termes comis alate and soldier

Termes comis soldier with an imago.
Termes comis soldier with an imago

A soldier of Termes comis. 

A soldier and worker of Termes comis.
soldier and worker of Termes comis

A soldier and workers of Termes comis.
soldier and workers of Termes comis

A soldier and worker of Termes comis.
A soldier and worker of Termes comis

A soldier and worker of Termes comis. In this specimen the frontal projection is very pronounced.
A soldier and worker of Termes comis.

A soldier and worker of Termes comis.


Nest of Termes comis are small when compared against those of Termes rostratus.
Nest of Termes comis



See also:


Taxonomy
Kingdom - Animalia
Phylum - Arthropoda
Class - Insecta
Subclass - Pterygota
Infraclass - Neoptera
Superorder - Dictyoptera
Order - Isoptera 7499
Family - Termitidae 46569
Subfamily - Termitinae 92738
Genus - Termes  377834
Species: comis

Last Updated: 2012 03 19
First Posted: 2012 03 19
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