The frontal weapon of the termite Armitermes euamignathus Silvestri ( Isoptera , Termitidae , Nasutitermitinae )

@inproceedings{CostaLeonardo2009TheFW,
  title={The frontal weapon of the termite Armitermes euamignathus Silvestri ( Isoptera , Termitidae , Nasutitermitinae )},
  author={Ana Maria Costa-Leonardo},
  year={2009}
}
Frontal weapon is the term used to designate the apparatus consisting of frontal gland and assoc iated structures that participate in the chemical detense of termite sold iers. The ultrastructure of the frontal gland and the scanning microscopy of the so ldier head was investigated in the termite A/'lIlilermes ellolllignolhlls Silvestri , 190 I. Campan ifonTI sensi ll a was not observed but there were 80 to 100 sensOlY bristles around the frontal pore. The glandular epithelium shows only class… CONTINUE READING

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