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Nasutitermes amplioculatus Krishna and Grimaldi 2009 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Termitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 224246

Full reference: K. Krishna and D. Grimaldi. 2009. Diverse Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae (Isoptera) in Dominican Amber. American Museum Novitates 3640:1-48

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

Sister taxa: Nasutitermes crinitus, Nasutitermes electrinus, Nasutitermes electronasutus, Nasutitermes incisus, Nasutitermes magnocellus, Nasutitermes medioculatus, Nasutitermes rotundicephalus, Nasutitermes seminudus

Type specimen: AMNH DR10-1680, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

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