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Monday, May 27, 2013

Longipeditermes longipes

Longipeditermes longipes is another member of the Nasutitermitinae subfamily of termites that together with Hospitalitermes and Lacessititermes are what is said to be free-ranging. This open forager and column marcher has a dimorphic soldier caste. The worker caste is monomorphic.

Major and minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes.
Major and minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

Workers, major and minor soldiers of Longipeditermes longipes.
Workers, major and minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

Major and minor soldiers of Longipeditermes longipes.
Major and minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

A major soldier of Longipeditermes longipes.
A major soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

A major soldier of Longipeditermes longipes.
A major soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

A minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes.
A minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

A minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes.
A minor soldier of Longipeditermes longipes

A workers of Longipeditermes longipes.
A worker of Longipeditermes longipes

A workers of Longipeditermes longipes.
A worker of Longipeditermes longipes

A workers of Longipeditermes longipes.
A worker of Longipeditermes longipes

Larvae (nymphs) of Longipeditermes longipes.
Larvae of Longipeditermes longipes

The subterranean nest of Longipeditermes longipes.
subterranean nest of Longipeditermes longipes

Soldiers, workers and larvae (nymphs) of Longipeditermes longipes.
Workers, soldiers and nymphs of Longipeditermes longipes

Reproductive larva of Longipeditermes longipes.
Reproductive larva of Longipeditermes longipes





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
Genus: Longipeditermes
Species: longipes

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 - Others


Last Updated (YMD): 2013 05 27
First Posted: 2013 05 27
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