Check List 17(4): 1041-1047, doi: 10.15560/17.4.1041
New records of four termite species in the genus Embiratermes Fontes, 1985 (Isoptera, Termitidae, Syntermitinae) from South America
expand article infoRudolf H. Scheffrahn
‡ University of Florida, Davie, United States of America
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Twelve new localities are reported for the following four Embiratermes species: E. ignotus Constantino, 1991; E. latidens (Emerson & Banks, 1957); E. silverstrii (Emerson, 1949); and E. spissus (Emerson & Banks, 1957). The new localities extend the distribution span from 940 km up to 1,800 km. Embiratermes latidens is recorded beyond Amazonia for the first time. The enteric valve armature for workers of these species is provided.

Amazonia, Cerrado, Chaco, enteric valve armature, soldier