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Cryptotermes brevis  (Walker, 1853)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 102436

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

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderPolyneoptera   
                               OrderBlattodea  – cockroaches, termites  
                                  SuperfamilyBlattoidea   
                                     FamilyKalotermitidae Froggart, 1897 – dampwood termites, drywood termites  
                                        GenusCryptotermes Banks, 1906  
                                           SpeciesCryptotermes brevis (Walker, 1853)  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  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: Cryptotermes brevis    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cryptotermes brevis   
       
  Source: Online Termite Database - 27-Oct-2004, website (version Feb-2004)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Currently updated by Dr. R. Constantino, and available at http://www.unb.br/ib/zoo/docente/constant/catal/catnew.html or via http://www.unb.br/ib/zoo/docente/constant/catal/cat.htm   
  Reference for: Cryptotermes brevis   
       
  Publication(s):    
  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   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: Cryptotermes brevis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Walker, F.  
  Publication Date: 1853   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: List of specimens of neuropterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part III (Termitidae - Ephemeridae)   
  Page(s): 501-529   
  Publisher: London: British Museum   
  Publication Place: London, UK   
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  Notes:    
  Reference for: original description   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Caribbean  
    Middle America  
    South America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: The exact origin of Cryptotermes brevis (Walker, 1853) is not known, but presumed to be the West Indies; it is widely introduced throughout the world  
 

 

   

 
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