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Zootermopsis nevadensis

(Zootermopsis nevadensis)

Description

Zootermopsis nevadensis is a species of eusocial termite (Isoptera) in the family Termopsidae, a group known as the dampwood termites. It is a hemimetabolous organism. Despite eusociality has evolved independently from different insect orders, directed by different selection pressures, termites and other eusocial insects from Hymenoptera have evolved similar on the physiological and social fields.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Blattodea
Family:Archotermopsidae
Genus:Zootermopsis
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