Definition of Genus mastotermes
1. Noun. Primitive genus of termites; mostly extinct; sometimes considered the most primitive Isoptera.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Mastotermitidae, Mastotermitidae
Member holonyms: Mastotermes Darwiniensis, Mastotermes Electromexicus, Mastotermes Electrodominicus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Mastotermes
Literary usage of Genus mastotermes
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1. The Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales by Linnean Society of New South Wales (1896)
"... cross nervures forming a network of smaller ones at the Fore wings differing from the hind pair in the venation in 7 species. 1. Genus MASTOTERMES, gn ..."