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Taieritermes krishnai Engel and Kaulfuss 2016 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Kalotermitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 350572

Full reference: M. S. Engel and U. Kaulfuss. 2016. Diverse, primitive termites (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae, incertae sedis) from the early Miocene of New Zealand. Austral Entomology 56:94-103

Belongs to Taieritermes according to M. S. Engel and U. Kaulfuss 2016

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: OU 45540, a forewing. Its type locality is Foulden Hills maar (I43/f8503), which is in an Aquitanian crater lake diatomite in the Foulden Hills Diatomite Formation of New Zealand.


Average measurements (in mm): forewing 5.08 x 1.54