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Coptotermes sp. (genus)

Termite at Bumbalong, NSW

Coptotermes sp. (genus) at Bumbalong, NSW - 19 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Coptotermes sp. (genus) 20 Sep 2020 DonFletcher
Coptotermes sp. (genus) 20 Sep 2020 KMcCue

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Burnt but still intact. The altitude is interesting.

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   20 Sep 2020
Hi Kevin, our mapping of Coptotermes lacteus mounds in this valley, upstream of Horse Gully Hut, recorded them to as high as we went 1350m and I expect they occur higher than that. But Nasutitermes exitosus mounds were recorded only to 935m.

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Species information

  • Coptotermes sp. (genus) Scientific name
  • Termite Common name
  • Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Sep 2020 11:07 AM Recorded on
  • KMcCue Recorded by

Additional information

  • Less than 5mm Animal size

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