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    Mastotermes meets Brazil!

    by Og DeSouza -

    Mastotermes meets Brazil! A new fossil termite species is found in southeastern Brazil. 

    Bezerra, F. I.; Mendes, M. & DeSouza, O. New record of Mastotermitidae from Fonseca Basin, Eocene-Oligocene boundary of southeastern Brazil. Biologia, 2020

    a drawing of Mastotermes brasiliensis fossil

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