Accession Number:

ADA001231

Title:

Recruitment Pheromones of Subterranean Termites Particularly the Formosan Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. no. 1, 1967-1974,

Corporate Author:

WISCONSIN UNIV MADISON DEPT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

64.0

Abstract:

The following research is discussed Elucidation of sternal gland in Coptotermes formosanus and establishment of presence of gland in Reticulitermes tibialis, Cryptotermes brevis, Incistermes immigrans, and Neotermes connexus interspecific responses elucidated with several termite species and analogs of the trail-following pheromone originally isolated from R. virginicus and wood decayed by the brown rot fungus Lenzites trabea nitrogen-fixation in both termites and a wood-eating cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus methane production methanogenesis in a wood-eating cockroach C. punctulatus and in several termite species tested.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE