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Nasutitermes corniger  (Motschulsky, 1855)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 623977

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderBlattodea  – cockroaches, termites  
                                     FamilyTermitidae Latreille, 1802 – higher termites  
                                        SubfamilyNasutitermitinae Hare, 1937  
                                           GenusNasutitermes Dudley, 1890  
                                              SpeciesNasutitermes corniger (Motschulsky, 1855)  

  Expert: Timothy G. Myles  
  Notes: Director, Urban Entomology Program, Center for Urban and Community Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2G8, CANADA   
  Reference for: Nasutitermes corniger    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Online Termite Database, website (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Currently updated by Dr. R. Constantino, and available at or via   
  Reference for: Nasutitermes corniger   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Cancello, E., and T. Myles  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Isoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biodiversidad, Taxonomía y Biogeografía de Artrópodos de México: Hacia una síntesis de su conocimiento, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 295-315   
  Publisher: Facultad de Ciencias, UNAM, CONABIO, BAYER   
  Publication Place: Mexico   
  Reference for: Nasutitermes corniger   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Motschulsky, V.  
  Publication Date: 1855   
  Article/Chapter Title: Études entomologiques 4   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Helsingfors: Imprimerie de la Societé de Litérature Finnoise   
  Page(s): 84   
  Publisher: Societé de Litérature Finnoise   
  Publication Place: France   
  Reference for: original description   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Mexico, Native  



  Comment: Distribution of Nasutitermes corniger (Motschulsky, 1855) is limited to Mexico to Panama; Guianas, Argentina, Brail, Venezuela, Bolivia  



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