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A new fossil species of termite from Mexican amber, Mastotermes electromexicus (Isoptera, Mastotermitidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2767

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dc.contributor.author Krishna, Kumar. en_US
dc.contributor.author Emerson, Alfred Edwards, 1896- en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-06T18:14:23Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-06T18:14:23Z
dc.date.issued 1983 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5310
dc.description 8 p. : ill. ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 7-8). en_US
dc.description.abstract "A new fossil species of termite, Mastotermes electromexicus, is described from Upper Oligocene-Lower Miocene amber of Chiapas, Mexico. This is the first amber fossil of the family Mastotermitidae, the first fossil soldier of any termite species, and the first species of Mastotermes from the New World to be reported"--P. [1]. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, N.Y. : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates ; no. 2767 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no. 2767, 1983 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Mastotermes electromexicus. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Termites, Fossil -- Mexico -- Chiapas. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects, Fossil -- Mexico -- Chiapas. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Amber fossils -- Mexico -- Chiapas. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Tertiary -- Mexico -- Chiapas. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Paleontology -- Mexico -- Chiapas. en_US
dc.title A new fossil species of termite from Mexican amber, Mastotermes electromexicus (Isoptera, Mastotermitidae). American Museum novitates ; no. 2767 en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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