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Title: First Record of Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) and Natural Woodland Infestations of C. brevis (Walker) on Oahu, Hawaiian Islands 
Author: Scheffrahn, Rudolf H.; Su, Nan-Yao; Chase, James A.; Mangold, John R.; Grace, J Kenneth; Yates, Julian R. III
Date: 2000-05
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Scheffrahn RH, Su N-Y, Chase JA, Mangold JR, Grace JK, Yates JR. 2000. First record of Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) and natural woodland infestations of C. brevis (Walker) on Oahu, Islands. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 34:121–125.
Abstract: A termite survey of 18 coastal woodland localities on Oahu yielded five termite species including Neotermes connexus Snyder, Incisitermes immigrans (Snyder), Cryptotermes brevis (Walker), Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light, and Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki. The Indomalaysian and Australian species Cr. cynocephalus is
reported in Hawaii for the first time and may have pest status there. The discovery of
Cr. brevis colonies in a natural habitat is unprecedented and suggests that this population may either be related to prehistoric ancestors from the Neotropics or a new woodland biotype which evolved from colonies introduced by humans.
Pages/Duration: 6 pages
ISSN: 0073-134X
Keywords: Coptotermes formosanus, Cryptotermes brevis, Cryptotermes cynocephalus, Incisitermes immigrans, insect surveys, Isoptera, Neotermes connexus, new geographic records, woodlands

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