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Kalotermes disruptus Cockerell 1917 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 217468

Alternative combination: Sisyra disrupta

Full reference: T. D. A. Cockerell. 1917. New Tertiary Insects. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 52:373-384

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

Sister taxa: Calotermes (Calotermes), Calotermes bosniaskii, Kalotermes fossus, Kalotermes nigellus, Kalotermes nigritus, Kalotermes nisus, Kalotermes oeningensis, Kalotermes piacentinii, Kalotermes rhenanus

Type specimen: NHML I.8644, a wing (apical fragment). Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Brodie coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

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Average measurements (in mm): wing 8.10 x 2.40