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Quaternary rainforest refugia in south‐east Asia: using termites (Isoptera) as indicators
- F. Gathorne-Hardy, Syaukani, R. G. Davies, P. Eggleton, David T. Jones
- Environmental Science, Geography
- 1 April 2002
This work investigated the geographical extent of the savannah vegetation and the positions of the refugia, using a combination of palynonlogical, geological, fossil and termite data to show that during the Last Glacial Maximum, most of Thailand, Peninsula Malaysia, western and southern Borneo, eastern and southern Sumatra, and Java were probably covered by savannah.
The effects of altitude and rainfall on the composition of the termites (Isoptera) of the Leuser Ecosystem (Sumatra, Indonesia)
- F. Gathorne-Hardy, Syaukani, P. Eggleton
- Environmental ScienceJournal of Tropical Ecology
- 26 April 2001
In 1998 a survey was made of the termites of the Leuser Ecosystem (in Sumatra, Indonesia), which includes a substantial area (c. 1 million ha) of unbroken primary rain forest. Nine sites and an…
A regional perspective on the effects of human disturbance on the termites of Sundaland
- F. Gathorne-Hardy, D. T. Jones, Syaukani
- Environmental ScienceBiodiversity & Conservation
- 1 November 2002
The remains of the rainforests of Sundaland are threatened by logging,burning and conversion to agriculture. In this study theeffects of different levels of disturbance and recovery on termites…
Taxonomic Notes on Nasutitermes and Bulbitermes (Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae) from the Sunda region of Southeast Asia based on morphological and molecular characters
This joint analysis suggests that DNA barcoding holds considerable promise for termite taxonomy, especially for diverse clades like Bulbitermes and Nasutitermes for which a global morphological key would be intractable.
Hospitalitermes krishnai, a new nasute termite (Nasutitermitinae, Termitidae, Isoptera), from southern Sumatra, Indonesia
Abstract A new species of nasute termite, Hospitalitermes krishnai sp. n., is described from soldiers and workers discovered in Lampung Province, Sumatra. This species can be distinguished from other…
A New Species ofLacessititermes (Isoptera, Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae) From the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia
The genus Lacessititermes Holmgren is recorded from the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia for the first time and soldier of L. longinasus is larger in size than the others, especially in head and rostrum lengths.
Marriage at the Balee Giri, is it for Pleasure or Displeasure? A Critique on the Fatwa of Legality of Unofficial Marriage
This article provides a valuable contribution of knowledge, as its content has not been published previously. It is based upon research findings in Aceh, Indonesia, discussing the unofficial…
Morphological characters of antennae Sumatran Longipeditermes (Termitidae, Nasutitermitinae)
- 1 November 2012
Among three genera of open-air processional column termites in Sumatra, Longipeditermes is the most commonly observed, has a black color, long legs and antennae and is much paler than head capsule in coloration.
Taxonomy of the wood-feeding Nasutitermitinae (Isoptera, Termitidae) from Sumatra
THE PROBLEM LEARNING OF HOSTORY OF ISLAM CULTURE (SKI) IN MADRASAH ALIYAH IN BINJAI
The research aims to find out the learning problems of history of Indoesian Culture in the Islamic School in Binjai City. The problem includes: (1) curriculum (2) teaching staff (3) learning…