Image Number: 1324066

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Damage to a nest of Formosan subterranean termites brings hoards of workers and soldiers with dark, oval shaped heads scrambling to repair the hole. Termites shown about 4 times actual size.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Isoptera
Family: Rhinotermitidae
Genus: Coptotermes
Subject: Coptotermes formosanus (Shiraki)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, March 6, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, August 2, 2011