Family of termites, characterized by their use of fungi as food.
Amitermes floridensis: Florida Darkwinged Subterranean Termite
Provides photographs and a description of this termite, with information on its distribution, identification, life history, damage caused and management.
Information from Wikipedia on this subfamily of harvester termites which have lost their ability to digest cellulose and rely on saprophytic fungi which they then eat.
VWM Pages: Termites
Archive of science-related resources mostly on higher termites (Termitidae), but also covering other topics including nature conservation in South Africa, insectology and volcanology in New Zealand.
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