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open-access-imgOpen AccessA replacement name for the Cretaceous termite genus Gigantotermes (Isoptera)
Author(s)
Michael S. Engel,
Phillip Barden,
David A. Grimaldi
Publication year2016
Publication title
novitates paleoentomologicae
Resource typeJournals
PublisherUniversity of Kansas
A replacement name is proposed in order to remove a case of secondary homonymy between the Cretaceous termite genus Gigantotermes Engel, Barden, & Grimaldi (Isoptera) and the Jurassic lacewing, Gigantotermes Haase (Neuroptera).  Ginormotermes Engel, Barden, & Grimaldi, new name, is established in place of the former, resulting in the new combination: Ginormotermesrex (Engel, Barden, & Grimaldi).
Subject(s)biology , botany , cretaceous , genus , larva , neuroptera , paleontology , zoology
Language(s)English
ISSN2329-5880
DOI10.17161/np.v0i14.5694

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