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Termopsidae

Known as: rotton-wood termites 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Termites are social insects, presenting morphologically distinct castes, performing specific tasks in the colony. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
A phylogenetic hypothesis of termite relationships was inferred from DNA sequence data. Seven gene fragments (12S rDNA, 16S rDNA… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The first comprehensive combined molecular and morphological phylogenetic analysis of the major groups of termites is presented… Expand
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2006
2006
Termites are eusocial insects with a well-defined caste system, which is an example of polyphenism. This polyphenism is based on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The dampwood termite genus ZootermopsisEmerson contains three recognized species with four distinct and consistent hydrocarbon… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
We present new hypotheses and report experimental evidence for powerful selective forces impelling the evolution of both… Expand
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2001
2001
Summary: Trophallaxis is one of a variety of nutritional tactics that enable termites to conserve and recycle nitrogenous… Expand
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2000
2000
Caste developmental pathways of the Japanese damp-wood termite Hodotermopsis japonica Holmgren were estimated by measuring body… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Although "polymorphic castes" in social insects are well known as one of the most important phenomena of polyphenism, few studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Abstract The benefit of sociality in relation to disease susceptibility was studied in the dampwood termite Zootermopsis… Expand
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