Photo 3. Characteristic groves in the trunk of a coconut palm made by the coconut termite, Neotermes ranbowi.
Neotermes rainbowi. A related termine, Neotermes samoanus, is present in Samoa.
AUTHOR Grahame Jackson
Information from Waterhouse DF (1993) Biological Control Pacific Prospects - Supplement 2. ACIAR Monograph No. 20. Brown Prior Anderson, Burwood, Victoria. Photos 1-4 Gerald McCormak, Cook Island Biodiversity & Natural Heritage. (http://cookislands.bishopmuseum.org/).
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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