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Sunday, January 22, 2012
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
Imago of Protohamitermes globiceps.
Workers of Protohamitermes globiceps.
A worker of Protohamitermes globiceps.
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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