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The Nasutitermitinae are a subfamily of termites that includes more than 80 genera.[2] They are recognisable by their lack of visible mandibles and pointed process on the front of their heads.

Nasutitermitinae
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Natusitermes coniger
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Family: Termitidae
Subfamily: Nasutitermitinae
Hare [1]
Genera

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GeneraEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hare L (1937). Termite phylogeny as evidenced by soldier mandible development. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 37(3): 459–486.
  2. ^ Engel, M.S. (2011). Family-group names for termites (Isoptera), redux. 148. pp. 171–184. doi:10.3897/zookeys.148.1682.
  3. ^ Termite Catalogue (retrieved 7 July 2019)
  4. ^ Constantino R, Acioli ANS (2009). Ngauratermes arue, new genus and species of nasute termite (Isoptera: Termitidae) from the Amazon. Zootaxa, 2239: 22-30. Abstract & excerpt

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