Asexual queen succession in the higher termite Embiratermes neotenicus.


Asexual queen succession (AQS), in which workers, soldiers and dispersing reproductives are produced sexually while numerous non-dispersing queens arise through thelytokous parthenogenesis, has recently been described in three species of lower termites of the genus Reticulitermes. Here, we show that AQS is not an oddity restricted to a single genus of lower… (More)
DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2015.0260


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@article{Fougeyrollas2015AsexualQS, title={Asexual queen succession in the higher termite Embiratermes neotenicus.}, author={Romain Fougeyrollas and Kl{\'a}ra Dolej{\vs}ov{\'a} and David Sillam-Duss{\`e}s and Virginie Roy and Chantal Poteaux and R. Hanus and Yves Roisin}, journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences}, year={2015}, volume={282 1809}, pages={20150260} }