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- Šobotník, Jan; Bourguignon, Thomas; Carrijo, Tiago F.; Bordereau, Christian; Robert, Alain; Křížková, Barbora; Constantini, Joice P.; Cancello, Eliana M.
- Arthropod structure & development 2015 v.44 no.5 pp. 401-406
- Blattodea; Termitidae; exocrine glands; secretion; synapomorphy
- ... Termites have developed many exocrine glands, generally dedicated to defence or communication. Although a few of these glands occur in all termite species, or represent synapomorphies of larger clades, others are morphological innovations of a single species, or a few related species. Here, we describe the nasus gland, a new gland occurring at the base of the nasus of Angularitermes soldiers. The ...