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      Formosan termite alates, also known as swarmers (Photo: Scott Bauer, USDA ARS, www.forestryimages.org) - Click for full size   Workers repairing damage to a termite nest (Photo: Scott Bauer, USDA ARS, www.forestryimages.org) - Click for full size   Worker (top), Soldier (bottom) (Photo: Gerald J. Lenhard, , www.forestryimages.org) - Click for full size   Soldiers (Photo: USDA Forest Service, www.forestryimages.org) - Click for full size   Damage caused by termites (Photo: Scott Bauer, USDA ARS, www.forestryimages.org) - Click for full size
    Nom taxonomique: Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, 1909
    Synonymes: Coptotermes intrudens
    Noms communs: Formosa termite (German), Formosan subterranean termite (English)
    Type d'organisme: insect
    Se rencontre dans:
    forêts naturelles, plantations forestières, zones urbaines
    Cette espèce figure sur la liste de l’UICN des 100 espèces parmi les plus envahissantes au monde
    Révisé par: Dr. Nan-Yao Su, Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, University of Florida.
    Compilé par: National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) & IUCN/SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Dernière mise à jour: Wednesday, 11 October 2006


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland