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Termopsidae

Known as: rotton-wood termites 
 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Abstract Like ants, termites are entirely eusocial and have profound ecological significance in the tropics. Following upon… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Termites are social insects, presenting morphologically distinct castes, performing specific tasks in the colony. The… Expand
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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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
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Summary. To clarify the allometric development of body parts accompanying soldier differentiation in termites, we measured 16… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Summary: Trophallaxis is one of a variety of nutritional tactics that enable termites to conserve and recycle nitrogenous… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
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
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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