Microtermes aethiopicus new species a fungus growing termite isoptera termitidae macrotermitinae from ethiopia
Barnett, E.A.; Cowie, R.H.; Wood, T.G.
Systematic Entomology 13(2): 133-142
ISSN/ISBN: 0307-6970 Accession: 005900225
Microtermes aethiopicus, a new species of fungus-growing termite (Macrotermitinae), is described from Ethiopia, where it is widespread in the central, southern and western provinces. It is distinguished from other Microtermes spp. by the soldiers' possession of distinct mandibular teeth.