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- Du, H.; Chouvenc, T.; Osbrink, W. L. A.; Su, N.-Y.
- Insectes sociaux 2017 v.64 no.1 pp. 103-112
- Coptotermes formosanus; correlation; eggs; instars; juveniles; molting; nests; polyethism; social insects
- ... This study investigated age polyethism and the frequencies of behaviors in relation to the distance from the egg cluster in nests of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki, a lower termite. Juvenile colonies of C. formosanus were introduced in planar arenas and termite activity was recorded with camcorders. The results showed that there were differences in distribution of caste/instar between the royal ch ...