PaleoDB taxon number: 337137
Alternative combination: Gigantotermes rex
Full reference: M. S. Engel, P. Barden, and D. A. Grimaldi. 2016. Systematic paleontology, in Morphologically specialized termite castes and advanced sociality in the Early Cretaceous. Current Biology 26:522-530
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: AMNH BU-TJ001, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (AMNH collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.
Average measurements (in mm): body 19.0 x 3.6