New species of termite Pericapritermes travancorensis sp. nov. (Isoptera: Termitidae: Termitinae) from India

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Jobin Mathew
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9627-1061
Chinnu Ipe
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1438-8758

Abstract

A new species of Pericapritermes, P. travancorensis sp. nov. (Isoptera, Termitidae, Termitinae), is described from Kerala, India, based on the characters of the king, queen, imago, soldiers, and workers.  Morphological measurements of the king, queen, imago, soldiers, and workers are given with suitable illustrations.  List of species of the genus Pericapritermes from the Oriental region is provided.

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Mathew, J. and Ipe, C. 2018. New species of termite Pericapritermes travancorensis sp. nov. (Isoptera: Termitidae: Termitinae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 10, 11 (Oct. 2018), 12582–12588. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3389.10.11.12582-12588.
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Jobin Mathew, Department of Zoology, CMS College, Kottayam, Kerala 686001, India

Assistant Professor

Department of Zoology

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