Camargo-Dietrich, C.R.; Costa-Leonardo, A.M. (2000) Comportamento intraspecific dos tenuis de Heterotermes da térmita (hagen) (Isoptera, Rhinotermitidae) no laboratório condiciona. [Intraspecific behavior of the termite Heterotermes tenuis (hagen) (Isoptera, Rhinotermitidae) in laboratory conditions.] Revista Brasileira de Zoologia. 17(2): 421-427. ISSN: 0101-8175. Note: In Portuguese.

            NAL call number: QL242 R48

Descriptors: behavior, Isoptera, Heterotermes tenuis, Rhinotermitidae, agonistic behavior, arena size, environmental conditions, intraspecific behavior, laboratory conditions, survival, temperature, comparative behaviors.



Fei, H.; Henderson, G. (1999) Effect of moisture and two nitrogen sources on nest site choice by alates and dealates of Coptotermes formosanus in the laboratory (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Sociobiology. 34(3): 581-589. ISSN: 0361-6525.

            NAL call number: QH549.S6

Descriptors: glutamic acid, urea, nesting choices, moisture, environmental factors, insect behavior, CAS Registry Numbers: 56-86-0 and 57-13-6, Coptotermes formosanus, Isoptera, Rhinotermitidae, ecology, insect pests of plants.


Jmhasly, P.; Leuthold, R.H. (1999) The system of underground passages in Macrotermes subhyalinus and comparison of laboratory bioassays to field evidence of intraspecific encounters in M. subhyalinus and M. bellicosus (Isoptera, Termitidae). Insectes Sociaux. 46(4): 332-340. ISSN: 0020-1812.

            NAL call number: 421 IN79

Descriptors: subterranean termite ecology, environmental biology, Macrotermes bellicosus, Macrotermes subhyalinus, aggression, feeding territory, intraspecific encounter, storage pit, underground passage, behavioral biology, subterranean bioresearch, nutritional status and methods, comparative study, Ivory Coast, Ethiopian Region.



Maistrello, L.; Sbrenna, G. (1998) Behavioral profiles in laboratory colonies of Kalotermes flavicollis (Isoptera: Kalotermitidae) with different social environments. Sociobiology. 31(1): 91-104. ISSN: 0361-6525.

            NAL call number: QH549.S6

Descriptors: social behavior, biology, agricultural entomology, Kalotermes flavicollis, Kalotermitidae, Isoptera, comparative study.



Mishra, S.C.; Thakur, M.L. (1997) Laboratory evaluation of natural resistance of bamboos to termites. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society. 94(2): 443-445. ISSN: 0006-6982.

            NAL call number: 513 B63

Descriptors: terrestrial ecology, pest assessment control and management, Microcerotermes beesoni, termite, Isoptera, natural resistance, comparative and experimental morphology, physiology and pathology, environmental biology, India, Asia, Oriental Region, Dehra Dun.


Sepulveda, L.E. (1997) Encierro en jerarquías del laboratorio de los quadricollis de Porotermes (rambuar, 1842) (Isoptera: Termopsidae). [Closure in laboratory nests of Porotermes quadricollis (rambuar, 1842) (Isoptera: Termopsidae).] Gayana Zoologia. 61(2): 109-112. ISSN: 0016-531X. Note: In Spanish.

            NAL call number: 410 G25

Descriptors: terrestrial ecology, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Camponotus morosus, Formicidae, Porotermes quadricollis, artificial nests, behavior, closure, environmental biology.



Curtis, A.D.; Waller, D.A. (1995) Changes in nitrogen fixation rates in termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) maintained in the laboratory. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 88(6): 764-767. ISSN: 0013-8746.

            NAL call number: 420 EN82

Descriptors: ecology, enzymology, biochemistry and molecular biophysics, metabolism, eubacteria, bacteria, Isoptera, Reticulitermes flavipes, Reticulitermes virginicus, nitrogen, field rate, nitrogenase activity, symbiosis, temperature effects, enzymes, physiological studies, metabolism, metabolic pathways, bacteriology, biochemistry, comparative study.


Yamaoka, R. (1995) [Guide pheromone of termites inhabiting in forest of Sakaerat environment laboratory (Nakhon Ratchasima).] Kyoto Institute of Technology, Faculty of Textual Science. : 84-86. Baiorisaikuru, sono Kihonteki Kiko to Barieshon. Heisei 4,6 Nendo, No.04304002, Journal Number: N19951133L. Note: In Japanese.

Descriptors: Isoptera, pheromone, tropical rain forest, species specificity, Thailand, Pterygota, tropical forest, biological comparison, laboratory rearing, Southeast Asia.



Wells, J.D.; Henderson, G. (1993) Fire ant predation on native and introduced subterranean termites in the laboratory: Effect of high soldier number in Coptotermes formosanus. Ecological Entomology. 18(3): 270-274. ISSN: 0307-6946.

            NAL call number: QL461.E4

Descriptors: ecology, physiology, Hymenoptera, Eristalis abusivus, Diptera, Eristalis arbustorum, Eristalis horticola, Eristalis nemorum, Isoptera, color pattern, development, seasonality, sexual dimorphism, behavioral biology, environmental biology, comparative and experimental morphology, physiology and pathology.



Fernandes, P.M.; Alves, S.B. (1992) Laboratory feeding and plant damage of Cornitermes cumulans (kollar, 1832) (Isoptera-termitidae). Anais da Sociedade Entomologica do Brasil. 21(2): 125-132. ISSN: 0301-8059.

            NAL call number: QL461.S64

Descriptors: ecology, economic entomology, nutrition, physiology, Isoptera, Leguminosae, Lepidoptera, Etiella behrii, ecology, host plant, life history, parasitoid, pathogen, predator, behavioral biology, environmental biology, nutritional status and methods, comparative study.



Cookson, L.J. (1987) Influence of laboratory maintenance, relative humidity and coprophagy on (14C) lignin degradation by Nasutitermes exitiosus. Journal of Insect Physiology. 33(10): 683-687. ISSN: 0022-1910.

            NAL call number: 421 J825

Descriptors: starvation, relative humidity, lignin, degradation, ecology, environmental factors, insect physiology, agricultural entomology, CAS Registry Numbers: 9005-53-2, Isoptera, Acer rubrum, Nasutitermes exitiosus, Sapindales, prokaryotes, Termitidae, pests, insect physiology and biochemistry.



Grace, J.K. (1986) A simple humidity chamber for maintaining subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the laboratory. Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 62(3): 221-223. ISSN: 0031-0603.

            NAL call number: 421 P193

Descriptors: Reticulitermes hesperus, Isoptera, environmental control device, simple humidity chamber, applications, care in captivity, housing techniques.



Abu, S.F.; Abdel, N.H. (1979) Standard method for the maintenance of laboratory colonies of the common sudanese sand termite (Psammotermes hybostoma desneux, Rhinotermitidae, Isoptera). Sudan Notes and Records. 60: 110-113. ISSN: 0375-2984.

            NAL call number: 515 SU2

Descriptors: Psammotermes hybostoma, Isoptera, laboratory colony maintenance, environmental influences and implications, survival, environmental influences, humidity, temperature, techniques, care in captivity, ecology, population dynamics, abiotic and physical factors.



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