Image Number: 5312009

C. formosanus soldiers have two pairs of hairs that originate around the fontanelle and the lateral profile of the top of the head just behind the fontanelle does not show a weak bulge. Maximum head width 1.5mm; colour on head a lighter yellow-brown or orange-brown; USA. Honolulu, Hawaii, 2 May 1995.
Image type:
Image view:
Lateral / Side

You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement). You may not use this work for commercial purposes unless permission is granted by the photographer or copyright owner.

Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Isoptera
Family: Rhinotermitidae
Genus: Coptotermes
Subject: Coptotermes formosanus (Shiraki)
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Thursday, December 13, 2007