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Parotermes insignis Scudder 1883 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Archotermopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 176889

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1883. The fossil white ants of Colorado. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 19:133-145

Belongs to Parotermes according to K. Krishna et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado

Ecology:

Average measurements (in mm): body 11.5 x 2.5, forewing 13.3 x 3.4