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Expansive gallery systems of one-piece termites (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae).

@article{Grace2009ExpansiveGS,
  title={Expansive gallery systems of one-piece termites (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae).},
  author={Jacquelyn K. Grace and R. Joseph Woodrow and R. J. Oshiro},
  journal={Sociobiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={54},
  pages={37-44}
}
Drywood termites (Family Kalotermitidae) have been termed "one-piece" termites to reflect the fact that they nest within their food source. [] Key Method We dissected a large number of hardwood shippingpallets infested by Cryptotermes brevis (Walker), and mapped the distribution of individual termite colonies (i.e., interconnected gallery systems) within individual boards, and within the pallet as a whole. The number of distinct colonies within a single pallet ranged from one to eight. Although some colonies…

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