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Nasutitermes electrinus Krishna 1996 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Termitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 261460

Full reference: K. Krishna. 1996. New fossil species of termites of the Subfamily Nasutitermitinae from Dominican and Mexican amber (Isoptera, Termitidae). American Museum Novitates 3176:1-13

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

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

Type specimen: UCMP B-7047-29, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is UCMP B-7047, Simojovel, which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in the Mazantic Shale Formation of Mexico.

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