Definition of Rhinotermitidae
1. Noun. Large widely distributed family of termites of temperate to tropical regions.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Isoptera, Order Isoptera
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhinotermitidae
Literary usage of Rhinotermitidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Illustrated Guide to Integrated Pest Management in Rice in Tropical Asia by W. H. Reissig, International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"TERMITES (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE AND Rhinotermitidae) Termites are known as white ants because of the overall similarity to ants in body shape, wings, ..."
2. Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific edited by C. Eugene Conrad, Leonard A. Newell (1994)
"Native, introduced, and structure-infesting termites of the Turks and Caicos Islands, BWI (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae. Termitidae). ..."
3. Insect Pests of Rice by M D Pathak, Z R Khan (1994)
"... (Isoptera: Termitidae and Rhinotermitidae) White grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Field crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) Mole crickets (Orthoptera: ..."