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      Tauritermes bandeirai : A new drywood termite (Isoptera, Kalotermitidae) from the Caatinga and Atlantic Forest of Brazil

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      Imago, new species, soldier, South America

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          The imago and soldier castes of a new Tauritermes Krishna, 1961 species, Tauritermes bandeirai sp. nov. are described. It is the fourth species of Tauritermes and occurs from the Caatinga and Atlantic Forest of Brazil. Unlike its congeners, the soldier of T. bandeirai has prominent frontal horns.

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          Introduction: The Brazilian Atlantic Forest1

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            Termite assemblages in three habitats under different disturbance regimes in the semi-arid Caatinga of NE Brazil

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              Latitudinal Variation in Termite Species Richness and Abundance along the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Hotspot

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                urn:lsid:arphahub.com:pub:45048D35-BB1D-5CE8-9668-537E44BD4C7E
                urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:91BD42D4-90F1-4B45-9350-EEF175B1727A
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                Pensoft Publishers
                1313-2989
                1313-2970
                2020
                29 July 2020
                : 954
                : 75-84
                Affiliations
                [1 ] Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 3205 College Avenue Davie, Florida 33314, USA University of Florida Florida United States of America
                [2 ] Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Departamento de Sistemática e Ecologia, Laboratório de Termitologia, CEP: 58051-900, João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil Universidade Federal da Paraíba Paraíba Brazil
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                Corresponding author: Rudolf H. Scheffrahn ( rhsc@ 123456ufl.edu )

                Academic editor: Eliana Cancello

                Article
                52335
                10.3897/zookeys.954.52335
                7406548
                Rudolf H. Scheffrahn, Alexandre Vasconcellos

                This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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                Research Article
                Isoptera
                Kalotermitidae
                Systematics
                Americas

                Animal science & Zoology

                kalotermitidae, blattodea, animalia, south america, soldier, new species, imago

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