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Elisae Coptotermes termite

Scientific Name
Coptotermes elisae
Scientific Author
(Desneux, 1905)
Taxonomy
(Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae: Coptotermitinae)

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Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Coptotermes elisae (Desneux)

Termes {Coptotermes) elisae Dsnx., 1905, Ann. Mus. Nat. Hung. 3(1) : 368 (winged adult;

New Guinea).

Coptotermes elisae: Holmgren, 1911, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 5 (3) : 456.—Hill, 1942,

Termites (Isoptera) from the Australian Region, Melbourne, 147-49.—Snyder, 1949,

Smithsonian Misc. Coll. 112: 77.

Coptotermes hyaloapex Holmgren, 1911, Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berlin 5 ( 3 ) : 457 (soldier; New

Guinea).—Hill, 1927, Mem. Nat. Mus. Melbourne 7: 16; 1942, Termites (Isoptera)

from the Australian Region, Melbourne, 155-56.—Snyder, 1949, Smithsonian Misc.

Coll. 112: 79.

DISTRIBUTION: New Guinea (NE, SE).
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Museum Victoria
Author
Ken Walker
Created
05/10/2010 10:30 AEST
Last Updated
10/10/2010 18:52 AEST
Citation
Ken Walker (2010) Elisae Coptotermes termite (Coptotermes elisae) Updated on 10/10/2010 6:52:39 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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