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Rhinotermitidae

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Rhinotermitidae is a family of termites (Isoptera). They feed on wood and can cause extensive damage to buildings or other wooden structures. About 345 species are recognized, among these are severe pests such as Coptotermes formosanus, Coptotermes gestroi, and Reticulitermes flavipes.

Subfamilies and Genera

WikiSpecies and the Termite Catalogue[1] list the following:

Coptotermitinae

Auth.: Holmgren, 1910

Heterotermitinae

Auth.: Froggatt, 1897 (synonym Leucotermitinae Holmgren, 1910a)

Prorhinotermitinae

Auth.: Quennedey & Deligne, 1975

Psammotermitinae

Auth.: Holmgren, 1911 (Note: Holmgren included this taxon in "family Mesotermitidae")

Rhinotermitinae

Auth.: Froggatt, 1897

Stylotermitinae

Auth.: Holmgren & Holmgren, 1917

Termitogetoninae

Auth.: Holmgren, 1910

incertae sedis

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Rhinotermitidae: Brief Summary

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Rhinotermitidae is a family of termites (Isoptera). They feed on wood and can cause extensive damage to buildings or other wooden structures. About 345 species are recognized, among these are severe pests such as Coptotermes formosanus, Coptotermes gestroi, and Reticulitermes flavipes.

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