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EENY279: Drywood Termite, Cryptotermes cavifrons Banks (Insecta: Isoptera: Kalotermitidae)

Figure 2. A close-up view of a Cryptotermes cavifrons soldier's head shows the pluglike, or phragmotic, head that is characteristic of the genus. The dorsal, posterior surface of the head is smooth, characteristic of the species.

Credit: Angela S. Brammer, University of Florida