species: Nasutitermes magnus in Lizard Island area: all known taxa (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Nasutitermes magnus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Blattodea
Family Termitidae
Genus Nasutitermes
Species Nasutitermes magnus

Distinguishing features

A mound-building, grass-eating termite (Arab et al, 2017).


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.


Similar taxa


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


References that assist with identification

  • Arab, A. Namyatova, T.A. Evans, S.L. Cameron, D.K. Yeates, S.Y.W. Ho and N. Lo, D.A. (2017). Parallel evolution of mound-building and grass-feeding in Australian nasute termites, Biology Letters, 13: 20160625. LIRS catalog number 90379.