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Updated: July 5th, 2023 15:22

2019 journal article

Queen and king recognition in the subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes: Evidence for royal recognition pheromones

PLOS ONE, 14(5), e0209810.

By: C. Funaro n, C. Schal n & E. Vargo*

Ed(s): F. Nascimento

MeSH headings : Animals; Behavior, Animal; Female; Isoptera / physiology; Male; Pheromones / metabolism; Photoperiod; Recognition, Psychology; Reproduction
TL;DR: The striking response to reproductives and their cuticular extracts suggests that royal-specific cuticular compounds act as recognition pheromones and that shaking behavior is a clear and measurable queen and king recognition response in this termite species. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Added: June 17, 2019

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