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J Exp Biol (2021) 224 (19): jeb242553.
Published: 08 October 2021
...Rajani Sapkota; Cindy H. Nakatsu; Michael E. Scharf ABSTRACT Termites are eusocial insects that host a range of prokaryotic and eukaryotic gut symbionts and can differentiate into a range of caste phenotypes. Soldier caste differentiation from termite workers follows two successive molts (worker...
Includes: Supplementary data
J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (1): 63–72.
Published: 01 January 2017
...://www.biologists.com/user-licence-1-1/ Summary: Termite queens conditionally use sexual and asexual reproduction, where queens produce neotenic queens by parthenogenesis but use sexual reproduction to produce other colony members. Thelytoky Caste differentiation Genetic diversity AQS Queen pheromone...
J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (2): 181–187.
Published: 15 January 2013
...Shantanu Shukla; Swarnalatha Chandran; Raghavendra Gadagkar SUMMARY Social insects are characterized by reproductive caste differentiation of colony members into one or a small number of fertile queens and a large number of sterile workers. The evolutionary origin and maintenance of such sterile...