2011

Biology of Termites: a Modern Synthesis

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3976-7 (Print) 978-90-481-3977-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-26

    An Introduction to Termites: Biology, Taxonomy and Functional Morphology

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    Pages 27-50

    Termite Phylogenetics and Co-cladogenesis with Symbionts

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    Pages 51-67

    Evolution and Function of Endogenous Termite Cellulases

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    Pages 69-95

    Altricial Development in Wood-Feeding Cockroaches: The Key Antecedent of Termite Eusociality

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    Pages 97-132

    Eusocial Evolution in Termites and Hymenoptera

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    Pages 133-164

    Social Organisation and the Status of Workers in Termites

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    Pages 165-191

    Ecology, Behavior and Evolution of Disease Resistance in Termites

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    Pages 193-210

    Comparative Biology of Fungus Cultivation in Termites and Ants

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    Pages 211-253

    Molecular Basis Underlying Caste Differentiation in Termites

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    Pages 255-277

    Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in Termites

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    Pages 279-320

    Pheromones and Chemical Ecology of Dispersal and Foraging in Termites

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    Pages 321-347

    Genetic Structure of Termite Colonies and Populations

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    Pages 349-373

    Termite Mound Architecture, from Function to Construction

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    Pages 375-412

    Morphology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Functional Design of the Termite Gut: An Evolutionary Wonderland

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    Pages 413-438

    Diversity, Structure, and Evolution of the Termite Gut Microbial Community

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    Pages 439-475

    Role of the Termite Gut Microbiota in Symbiotic Digestion

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    Pages 477-498

    Global Biogeography of Termites: A Compilation of Sources

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    Pages 499-517

    Termites as Pests of Agriculture

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    Pages 519-562

    Invasive Termites

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 563-576