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Nasutitermes crinitus Krishna and Grimaldi 2013 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Termitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 277647

Synonym: Nasutitermes pilosus Krishna and Grimaldi 2009 [replaced name] (taxon 224251)

Full reference: K. Krishna and D. A. Grimaldi. 2013. Nasutitermes crinitus name, in Treatise on the Isoptera of the world. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 377:1681-1682

Belongs to Nasutitermes according to K. Krishna and D. A. Grimaldi 2013

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

Type specimens:

  • Nasutitermes crinitus: AMNH DR 10-1627, an exoskeleton
  • Nasutitermes pilosus: AMNH DR10-1627, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.

Ecology: