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Definition of the noun termitidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. termites

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Google previewWood Preservation (2002)

by B A Richardson

The family Termitidae is a large and mixed group which includes the subterranean and the mound termites, which construct nests under the ground, on the sides of trees or as mounds on the ground. They are able to digest wood without the ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)

by Rodney Moffett

(Isoptera: Termitidae). Currently Principal Environmental Manager, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

COMPLEMENTAL REPRODUCTIVE Termitidae: Special sexual forms replace king (reproductive male) and queen (reproductive female) of a colony when these primary reproductives die. CR are derived from nymphs by special feeding.

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

A method used by Formicidae and Termitidae in which the head or tip of the abdomen is used as a plug for the nest entrance. phthiriasis n. [Gr. phtheir, louse; -iasis, disease] A skin condition caused by ...

Google previewAmerican Encyclopedic Dictionary (1897)

The Termitidae exist chiefly in tropical and sub-tropical countries, where they are very destructive. Spartpann described Hve South African species of Termes, T. belticosus, T. rnordax. T. atrox, T. destructor, and T. arborum. T. bellicosu* builds ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Termitidae This family contains builders...

The Termitidae have a true worker caste. Workers are very small (5 mm) and pale or dark in color. Many species have ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

Erichson, who originally founded the group as a suborder, included in it the Termitidae or white ants, the Psocidse or book lice, the Ephemeridae or May flies, and the Libellulidae or dragon flies (qq.v. ). These groups now form the orders ...

Google previewConcise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms (2015)

by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino

Bay Bio, Bioblast mycoinsecticides based on the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for control of soil-inhabiting beetles and termites ( Termitidae). Manufactured by EcoScience Corporation, USA. Bb Plus and Bb weevil ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Developmental pathways of the termite Nasu ti termes exitious (Isoptera: Termitidae). Heavy arrows indicate the main lines of development, light arrows the minor lines. A, alate; E, egg; L, larva; LL, large larva; LPS, large presoldier; LS , large ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Termitidae: One of the principal families of termites including, among others, the genera Termes and Nasutitermes. Termitophiles: A general name for many insects that live as inquilines in the nests of termites, scavenging or sharing the food of ...

Google previewA Carib Grammar and Dictionary (2008)

by Henk Courtz

Spirostreptidae kyjakyja spirobolid millipede Tabanidae Lepiselaga crassipes: maparawa mosca congo Tabanus dorsiger: tyroko horse fly Termitidae Nasutitermes spp.: kupisa nasute termite korotopu termite sp. Theraphosidae * kuwata ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

The Termitidae (so-called “white ants”) are the other family of Isoptera. They are relatively shorter and broader insects than the Embiidae with large prothorax and long wings, which have a transverse line of weakness at the base and are ...

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The value of this 10-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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