[Taxacom] Derivation of word Termitoloemus

Knut Rognes knut at rognes.no
Thu Nov 7 11:27:00 CST 2013

Can anyone help me with the latin / greek derivation of the word
Termitoloemus? I have read somewhere that it consist of two elements:
termito - derived from termite, and loemus - supposedly meaning to eat, but
I cannot retrieve the source for the interpretation of latter element. The
species Termitoloemus marshalli attacks termite workers.


Knut Rognes

Oslo, Norway

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