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

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Nivedita Saha
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1663-8311
Prahlad C. Mazumdar
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5932-4021
Jayati Basak
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8498-7364
Angshuman Raha
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2299-9447
Amitava Majumder
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6745-6681
Kailash Chandra
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8352-8534

Abstract

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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Saha, N., Mazumdar, P.C., Basak, J., Raha, A., Majumder, A. and Chandra, K. 2016. Subterranian termite genus Odontotermes (Blattaria: Isoptera: Termitidae) from Chhattisgarh, India with its annotated checklist and revised key. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 3 (Mar. 2016), 8602–8610. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.2654.8.3.8602-8610.
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