Subterranian termite genus Odontotermes (Blattaria: Isoptera: Termitidae) from Chhattisgarh, India with its annotated checklist and revised key

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Nivedita Saha
Prahlad C. Mazumdar
Jayati Basak
Angshuman Raha
Amitava Majumder
Kailash Chandra


The paper deals with eight subterranean species of termites of the genus Odontotermes from Chhattisgarh, India. Taxonomic descriptions along with photographs and key to all species have been provided.  Among them six species are reported for the first time from the state.  These six species are added to the previously known eight species resulting in a total of 14 species of termite belonging to four genera under the family Termitidae from Chhattisgarh.


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