Rhinotermitidae

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Rhinotermitidae
Reticulitermes banyulensis crop.jpg
Reticulitermes banyulensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Blattodea
Nanorder: Neoisoptera
Family: Rhinotermitidae
Froggatt, 1897
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Rhinotermitidae is a family of termites (Isoptera). They feed on wood and can cause extensive damage to buildings or other wooden structures. About 345 species are recognized, among these are severe pests such as Coptotermes formosanus, Coptotermes gestroi, and Reticulitermes flavipes.

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