First record of Embiratermes ignotus Constantino 1991 (Termitidae: Syntermitinae) in Colombia


  • Daniel Castro Torres Instituto amazónico de investigaciones científicas SINCHI
  • Clara Peña-Venegas Instituto Amazónico de investigaciones científicas sinchi


Palabras clave:

First record, tsbf, Embriatermes


Embiratermes parvirostris Constantino 1992 is recorded for the first time in Colombian Amazon in soil of secondary rain forest. With current report E. parvirostris distribution is not only restricted to east and southwest Amazon, but includes northwest Amazon too. But, the distribution of this species continues being restricted to the Amazon basin.  

Biografía del autor/a

Clara Peña-Venegas, Instituto Amazónico de investigaciones científicas sinchi

Investigador Asociado


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