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Chemical signals and communication in termites: a review

Kaib, M.

Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur allgemeine und angewandte Entomologie 12(1-6): 211-218


ISSN/ISBN: 0344-9084
Accession: 003677376

A review on chemical signals and communication in termites is presented. The two types of pheromones, i.e. primer and releaser pheromones, caste differentiation, and sexuality are described, as well as the exocrine glands and the behavioural patterns released by their secretions.

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