Full reference: K. Krishna and D. Grimaldi. 2009. Diverse Rhinotermitidae and Termitidae (Isoptera) in Dominican Amber. American Museum Novitates 3640:1-48
Sister taxon: Microcerotermes insulanus
Type specimen: AMNH DR10-1553, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic.