Coendutermes Fontes

Cuezzo, Carolina, 2016, Coendutermes tucum Fontes (Isoptera, Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae): description of the imago caste and additional notes, Zootaxa 4205 (5), pp. 491-495: 491

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4205.5.9

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scientific name

Coendutermes Fontes
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Genus Coendutermes Fontes 

Coendutermes Fontes, 1985: 135  –137.

Type-species. Coendutermes tucum Fontes, 1985  , by original designation.

Distribution. Neotropical region: Brazil (Mato Grosso; Rondônia, loc. nov.) and Suriname.

Diagnosis. Imago, very hairy, small sized; distinct large eyes and ocelli; mandibles with concave molar area with ridges, M2 tooth from the right mandible with posterior margin slightly concave; postclypeus not inflated. Soldier, head capsule with distinct stout erect bristles over surface; vestigial mandibles, with short point; frontal tube short and conical throughout its length; convex postclypeus, forming a 45° angle with the axis of head capsule in profile; and antenna with 13 articles. Worker, mandibles with concave molar area with ridges and basal notch well-defined; digestive tube with a short mixed segment, dorsal torsion well-developed, first proctodeal segment joining the paunch at the left half of the abdomen in dorsal view; gizzard with a completely sclerotized cuticular armature, columnar folds I and II ornamented with small blunt and sparse spines; enteric valve armature weakly sclerotized, organized in two distinct rings with tiny blunt spines covering the cushions.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Isoptera

Family

Termitidae

Loc

Coendutermes Fontes

Cuezzo, Carolina 2016
2016
Loc

Coendutermes

Fontes 1985: 135