A joint effort between the Zoology Museum of São Paulo University (MZUSP) and the Termitology Lab of Federal University of Viçosa has just uncovered a new aspect of termite Systematics.
Glossotermes, a genus previously belonging to Rhinotermitidae has been transferred to Serritermitidae. In order to accomodate this change, a new subfamily (Glossotermitinae) have been erected:
Cancello,E & DeSouza,O (2004) A new species of Glossotermes (Isoptera): reappraisal of the genus status, with transfer from the Rhinotermitidae to the Serritermitidae. Sociobiology 44(3): <pdf>