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South Asian wood-destroying termite, Odontotermes feae (synonym O. indicus)

M. L. Roonwal

South Asian wood-destroying termite, Odontotermes feae (synonym O. indicus)

identity, biology and economic importance (Termitidae, Macrotermitinae)

by M. L. Roonwal

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Published by Zoological Survey of India in Calcutta .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Odontotermes feae.,
    • Odontotermes feae -- South Asia.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 26-33).

      StatementM.L. Roonwal and S.C. Verma ; edited by the director, Zoological Survey of India.
      SeriesRecords of the Zoological Survey of India ;, occasional paper no. 129
      ContributionsVerma, S. C., Zoological Survey of India.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL529.3.T4 R66 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination33 p., [2] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages33
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1060542M
      LC Control Number93905748

        The escaping behavior of termites has been documented under laboratory conditions; however, no study has been conducted in a field setting due to the difficulty of observing natural behaviors inside wood or structures (e.g., nests, tunnels, etc.). The black-winged termite, Odontotermes formosanus (Shiraki), is a subterranean macrotermitine species which builds extensive mud tubes on Author: Hongpeng Xiong, Xuan Chen, Yuzhen Wen, Michael Layne, Zhaohui Sun, Tao Ma, Xiujun Wen, Cai Wang. Roonwal, M.L. and Chhotani, O.B. b. The more important wood-destroying termites of India. Proceedings of Symposium on Timber & Allied Products (New Delhi, May ): New Delhi (National Building Organisation, Government of India). Roonwal, M.L. and Chhotani, O.B. a. The mound of the termites Odontotermes feae in India.

      Lee, C.-Y. et al. — Challenges to termite Management in sutheast Asia these genera, infestation caused by Coptotermes spp. is most prevalent and accounts for almost 85% (table 1, Fig. 1) of the total. Coptotermes gestroi is the most common termite pest species in buildings and structures (Kirton &. The black-winged termite, Odontotermes formosanus (Shiraki), is a severe forestry pest distributed in China and Southeast Asia. This species is known to build subterranean nests and construct extensive mud tubes and/or shelters on tree trunks, which favor the consumption of bark and wood (Cheng et al., ; Appel et al., ). Our preliminaryAuthor: Hongpeng Xiong, Xuan Chen, Yuzhen Wen, Michael Layne, Zhaohui Sun, Tao Ma, Xiujun Wen, Cai Wang.

      Odontotermes, commonly known as the fungus-growing termites, is a termite genus belonging to family Termitidae, which is native to the Old World. They are most destructive in wooden homes, [1] and are agricultural pests in the tropics and subtropics of Africa and : Insecta. Raiding broken galleries of Odontotermes planiceps (Sjo- stedt) ; forest gallery, ants, 90% with termite worker- soldier, termites each 15 minutes going and coming. Sona Mpunga, iv Returning from raid on Microtermes calvus Emerson PM.


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The South Asian wood destroying termite, Odontotermes feae. Identity, biology and economic importance (Termitidae: Macrotermitinae). Occasional Paper Records of zoological Survey of India 1. Utilization of termite, Odontotermes formosanus by tribes of South India in medicine and food V Wilsanand Department of Zoology Sree Narayana College, Alathur, Palakkad (Dist.), Kerala -India E-mail: [email protected] Abstract Termites form an important part of the diet of human beings around the world including India.

Sarma et al. () while studying the wood destroying termites of India, recorded 21 species under 10 genera. Odontotermes feae (Wasmann) (Image 3) in underground nest in South and Southeast Asia. The species is a variable species and morphologically very similar to O. : Nivedita Saha, Prahlad C.

Mazumdar, Jayati Basak, Angshuman Raha, Amitava Majumder, Kailash Chandra. reported O. feae as one of the most destructive termites for wood-works in buildings and also recorded O. redemanni destroying wood-works in different types of houses.

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Shanbhag* and R. Sundararaj Institute of Wood Science and Technology, 18th cross, Malleswaram, Bangalore. Termites are of great interest to both entomologists and those concerned with pest management.

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The identified termite species infesting various live trees are presented in Table 1 and Figure 1. Table 1: Termite species infesting various live trees of Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam, Tamil Nadu, India S. Tree Species Termite Species Family of termite 1 Malabar Neem Melia dubia Odontotermes feae TermitidaeAuthor: M Suganthy, P Pretheepkumar.

Roonwal ML, Verma SC () The South Asian wood-destroying termite, Odontotermes feae (synonym O. indicus). Identity, biology and economic importance (Termitidae, Macrotermitinae).

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Odontotermes was the dominant genus and contributed % of the total collection, followed by Nasutitermes, Microcerotermes, and Microtermes, each constituting percent of wood-destroying termites in the test yards. Odontotermesobesus was common to all the sites except by: 2.

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Roonwal, [31] listed 72 species of wood destroying termites from South East Asia. An overall perusal review revealed that until today, 92 species of wood destroying termites were. Abstract. Termite,an exopterygotan insect are eusocial,polymorphic and live in small to large species construct discrete nests with a complicated are mound or subterranean or arboreal nest are homeostatic are more than species of termites distributed mainly in the tropical and subtropical countries,but few are es are.

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Nat Prod Rad. 4: pp. – 21] Yongabi, K., M. Agho, and Martinez-Carrera, D. (), Ethnomycological studies on wild mushrooms in Cameroon, Central Africa.In this study site, the litter-feeding termites are mainly Odontotermes feae, O.

obesus and O. feoides, and their activity involves the production of soil sheetings on wood logs or fallen leaves on the ground [22,31]. Odontotermes spp.

belong to the Macroterminae subfamily, also named fungus-growing by: 4.