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First record of Schedorhinotermes makassarensis Kemner (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) from India

Jayati Basak; Rituparna Sengupta; K. Rajmohana; Balmohan Baraik; C. Sivaperuman

The present study reports Schedorhinotermes makassarensis Kemner, 1934 (Rhinotermitidae) for the first time in India, from Great Nicobar Island. Earlier the species was known only from Indonesia. A dichotomous identification key to all the 8 species of Schedorhinotermes Silvestri 1909 present in India is provided based on both soldier major and soldier minor castes.

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