Isoptera

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Supercohort: Polyneoptera
Cohort: Dictyoptera
Ordo: Isoptera
Cladi: Euisoptera - Neoisoptera - incertae sedis
[list of cladi after Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna (2009: 10, table 3)]

Overview of familiae

Archotermopsidae - Hodotermitidae - Kalotermitidae - Mastotermitidae - Rhinotermitidae - Serritermitidae - Stolotermitidae - Stylotermitidae - Termitidae - †Archeorhinotermitidae - †Cratomastotermitidae - †Termopsidae
[list of familiae after Engel, Grimaldi & Krishna (2009: 10, table 3)]

Name

Isoptera

References

* Engel, M.S.; Grimaldi, D.A.; Krishna, K. 2009: Termites (Isoptera): their phylogeny, classification, and rise to ecological dominance. American Museum Novitates, (3650)
* Engel, M.S.; Krishna, K. 2004: Family-group names for termites (Isoptera). American Museum Novitates, 432(1): 1-9. PDF
* Gay, F.J. 1976: Isoptera of the Kermadec Islands. New Zealand entomologist, 6: 149–153. PDF
* Inward, D.; Beccaloni, G.; Eggleton, P. 2007: Death of an order: a comprehensive molecular phylogenetic study confirms that termites are eusocial cockroaches. Biology letters, 3: 331–335. PDF
* Lo, N. et al. 2007: Save Isoptera: a comment on Inward et al. Biology letters, 3: 562–563. PDF

links

* Tree of Life Web Project. 2003. Isoptera. Termites. Version 01 January 2003 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project
* Termites (Isoptera) of the World. A list of valid termite species. University of Toronto [1]
* R. Constantino. "Catalog of the Living Termites of the New World. On-line Termite Database." Universidade de Brasília [2]

Vernacular Names
Български: Термити
Česky: Termiti
Српски / Srpski: Термити
Deutsch: Termiten
Diné bizaad: Tsinaʼayąʼii
English: termites
Español: Termita
Français: Termites
Հայերեն: Նույնաթևներ
Hrvatski: Istokrilci(Termiti)
עברית: טרמיטאים
Kiswahili: Mchwa
Magyar: Termeszek
Nederlands: Termieten
日本語: シロアリ目 (等翅目)
Português: Cupim/Térmite/Térmita/Muchém/Salalé/Formiga-branca/Isópteros
Suomi: Termiitit
தமிழ்: கறையான்
Türkçe: Termitler
Українська: Терміти
中文: 等翅目

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