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Termite (Blattodea, several families)Nasutitermes exitiosus

Snouted termite, Gluegun termite at Majura, ACT

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Nasutitermes exitiosus at Majura, ACT - 22 Apr 2018
Nasutitermes exitiosus at Majura, ACT - 22 Apr 2018
Nasutitermes exitiosus at Majura, ACT - 22 Apr 2018

Identification history

Termite (Blattodea, several families) Nasutitermes exitiosus 7 Aug 2018 KimPullen
Termite (Blattodea, several families) Nasutitermes exitiosus 6 May 2018 RodDeb
Termite (Blattodea, several families) Nasutitermes exitiosus 23 Apr 2018 KimPullen
Termite (Blattodea, several families) Coptotermes sp. (genus) 22 Apr 2018 RodDeb

4 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   23 Apr 2018
The soldier's pointed snout identifies this as a species of Nasutitermes. N. exitiosus builds a mound like this, and the soldiers have a dark brown head, so it seems a good match.
RodDeb wrote:
   23 Apr 2018
Hi Kim, sorry about that thought we looked at the termites to compare them but obviously didn't. This one does look more like the one you have identified it as.
Thank for your help regards, Rod and Deb
KimPullen wrote:
   3 May 2018
Glad to be able to help. Kim.
RodDeb wrote:
   7 Jul 2018
was wondering when this will be confirmed?

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.175947-35.280090
  • Altitude 590.3m
  • Places Majura, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 4 - 15 Abundance
  • 22 Apr 2018 12:32 PM Recorded on
  • RodDeb Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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