Cryptocercus


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Kostir, Herrick completed his thesis on "A Study of the Protozoa of the Alimentary Canal of the Wood-Eating Roach Cryptocercus punctulatus, Scudder, from Southern Ohio." His dissertation, "A Contribution to the Biology of Stereum gausapatum Fries," was published in part (Phytopathology 29:504-511.1939; Trans.
Specific associations of prokaryotes with symbiotic flagellate Protozoa from the hindgut of the termite Reticulitermes and the wood-eating roach Cryptocercus. Cytobios 17: 103-122.
There are now only a few species of wood-eating cockroach (for example, Cryptocercus punctatus, in the Allegheny area of the southern Appalachians), but about 2,000 species of about 210 genera of wood-eating termites occur in savannahs, tropical rainforests, grasslands, and deserts.