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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Bulbitermes

Bulbitermes is a genus under the Nasutitermitinae subfamily of termites. This species with dark brown colored head builds ball-shaped nest that are mostly close to ground level. The soldiers are monomorphic while the workers are dimorphic.

Soldiers and workers of a Bulbitermes species of termite.
Soldiers and workers of a Bulbitermes species of termite

Soldiers and workers of a Bulbitermes species of termite.
Soldiers and workers of a Bulbitermes species of termite


A Bulbitermes termite soldier. 

Minor worker of Bulbitermes termite.
Minor worker of Bulbitermes termite

Major and minor workers of Bulbitermes termites.
Major and minor workers of Bulbitermes termites

A Bulbitermes termite soldier. 
A Bulbitermes termite soldier

A Bulbitermes termite worker. 
A Bulbitermes termite worker

Soldiers of Bulbitermes termite.
Soldiers of Bulbitermes termite

Major and minor workers of Bulbitermes sp.
Major and minor workers of Bulbitermes sp

Soldiers and major workers of Bulbitermes sp.
Soldiers and major workers of Bulbitermes sp

Soldiers and major worker of Bulbitermes sp.
Soldiers and major worker of Bulbitermes s

Bulbitermes termites workers and soldier showing the three morphological expression of the caste.

[New] Queen of Bulbitermes.
queen of Bulbitermes termite

[New] A gyne of Bulbitermes with a soldier.
A gyne of Bulbitermes with a soldier

[New] A perfect sperical nest of Bulbitermes.

The oval, semi rounded nest of this Bulbitermes termite.
The oval, semi rounded nest of Bulbitermes termite

The oval, semi rounded nest of this Bulbitermes termite.
The oval, semi rounded nest of Bulbitermes termite



Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Infraclass: Neoptera
Superorder: Dictyoptera
Order: Isoptera 7499
Suborder: Fontanella
Subdivision: Longiprocta
Superfamily: Termitiodae
Family - Termitidae 46569
Subfamily: Nasutitermitinae
Genera:
Aciculioiditermes - Aciculitermes - Afrosubulitermes - Agnathotermes - Ahmaditermes - Ampoulitermes - Angularitermes - Anhangatermes - Antillitermes - Araujotermes - Arcotermes - Armitermes - Atlantitermes - Australitermes - Baucaliotermes - Bulbitermes - Caetetermes - Cahuallitermes - Caribitermes - Ceylonitermellus - Ceylonitermes - Coarctotermes - Coatitermes - Coendutermes - Constrictotermes - Convexitermes - Cornitermes - Cortaritermes - Cucurbitermes - Curvitermes - Cyranotermes - Cyrilliotermes - Diversitermes - Diwaitermes - Eleanoritermes - Embiratermes - Emersonitermes - Ereymatermes - Eutermellus - Fulleritermes - Grallatotermes - Havilanditermes - Hirtitermes - Hospitalitermes - Ibitermes - Kaudernitermes - Labiotermes - Lacessititermes - Leptomyxotermes - Leucopsitermes - Longipeditermes - Macrosubulitermes - Macuxitermes - Malagasitermes - Malaysiotermes - Mimeutermes - Mironasutitermes - Mycterotermes - Nasopilotermes - Nasutitermes - Nuiginitermes - Obtusitermes - Occasitermes - Occultitermes - Oriensubulitermes - Paracornitermes - Parvitermes - Periaciculitermes - Peribulbitermes - Postsubulitermes - Proaciculitermes - Procornitermes - Rhadinotermes - Rhynchotermes - Roonwalitermes - Rotunditermes - Sinonasutitermes - Spatulitermes - Subulitermes - Syntermes - Tarditermes - Tenuirostritermes - Thailanditermes - Triangularitermes - Trinervitermes - Tumulitermes - Velocitermes - Verrucositermes - Xiaitermes


Last Updated (YMD): 2013 01 14
First Posted: 2012 06 26
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