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- Lewis, Vernard R.; Nelson, Lori J.; Haverty, Michael I.; Baldwin, James A.
- Journal of chemical ecology 2010 v.36 no.11 pp. 1199-1206
- Incisitermes minor; drywood termites; hydrocarbons; pellets; sampling; wood
- ... Hydrocarbon mixtures extracted from fecal pellets of drywood termites are species-specific and can be characterized to identify the termites responsible for damage, even when termites are no longer present or are unable to be recovered easily. In structures infested by drywood termites, it is common to find fecal pellets, but difficult to sample termites from the wood. When fecal pellets appear af ...
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