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Nanotermes isaacae Engel and Grimaldi 2011 (termite)

Insecta - Blattodea - Termitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 220285

Full reference: M. S. Engel and D. A. Grimaldi. 2011. Taxonomic names, in The termites of Early Eocene Cambay amber, with the earliest record of the Termitidae (Isoptera). ZooKeys 148:105-123

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BSIPL Tad-262, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Tadkeshwar lignite mine (Cambay amber), which is in a Ypresian terrestrial amber in India.

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Average measurements (in mm): body length 2.00, forewing length 2.60