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Isoptera  Brullé, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 102430

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Order  
  Common Name(s): termites [English]
 
    cupim [Portuguese]
 
  Valid Name: Blattoidea 
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - other, see comments   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Richard C. Brusca  
  Notes: Adjunct Professor, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721   
  Reference for: Isoptera    
       
  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: Isoptera    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: cupim[Portuguese]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Isoptera   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Beccaloni, George W., and Paul Eggleton / Zhang, Z.-Q., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2013   
  Article/Chapter Title: Order Blattodea. In: Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification and survey of taxonomic richness (Addenda 2013)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Zootaxa, issue 3703   
  Page(s): 46-48   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1175-5326   
  Notes: Online ISSN: 1175-5334: http://www.mapress.com/zootaxa/   
  Reference for: Isoptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Brusca, Richard C., and Gary J. Brusca  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Invertebrates, Second Edition   
  Page(s): xx + 936   
  Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-87893-097-3   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Isoptera   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Engel, Michael S., and Kumar Krishna  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family-Group Names for Termites   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates, no, 3432   
  Page(s):  
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0003-0082   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Isoptera   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: See Beccaloni & Eggleton (2013) regarding the treatment of termites as a subset of Blattodea  
 

 

   

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