Termite systematics


Termite systematics

  1. General information on the web
  2. Reports
  3. Books
  4. Audio visuals
  5. Research Publications



General information on the web


Reports

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Books

  • Abe Bignell (1990) Biology of termites Newyork: Springer
  • Nutting (1997) Termites: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Philip Morrison (1979) Termites and Telescopes (The second Bronowski memorial lecture): BBC
  • Scholastic and Incorporated (1998) Insects: Mosquitoes, Butterflies, Bees, and Termites: The Fantastic World of Insects: Scholastic Trade
  • Kumar Krishna, Frances Mary Weesner (1969) Biology of Termites Vol.1:Academic Press
  • Alireza Ensaf (2010) LES termites DE LA Guyane Française: Isoptera: Kalotermitidae, Rhinotermitidae, Termitidae (French Edition): Editions universitaires europeennes
  • P. Pretheep-Kumar, P. Durairasu and E. I. Jonathan (2011) Termites - An Overview: Biology & Management: LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
  • Henry Mcelderry Knower (1899) The Embryology of a Termite, Eutermes (Rippertii?); Including a Contribution to the Discussion as to the Primitive Type of Development, and the Origin ... [Amnion] and of the Mesoderm in the Insecta: Boston: Ginn
  • William Victor Harris (1971) Termites: Their Recognition and Control (Tropical Agriculture) 2nd edition: Prentice Hall Press
  • Phillip W. Hadlington (1987) Australian Termites And Other Common Timber Pests: New South Wales University Press
  • W. A. Sands (1998) The Identification of Worker Castes of Termite Genera from Soils of Africa and the Middle East: CABI
  • Phillip W. Hadlington (2006) Termites and Borers: A Home-Owner's Guide to their Detection, Prevention and Control: University of New South Wales Press; 2nd edition
  • M. J. Pearce (1997) Termites: Biology and Pest Management: CABI Publishing
  • David Edward Bignell, Yves Roisin and Nathan Lo (2010) Biology of Termites: a Modern Synthesis New York:  Springer
  • Conrad, C. E. and L. A. Newell (1994) Proceedings of the Session on Tropical Forestry for People of the Pacific. Seventeenth Pacific Science Congress Hawali: DIANE Publishing Company
  • Krishna, K. (1969) Biology of Termites New York: Elsevier Science.
  • McLaughlin, D. J., E. G. M. Laughlin and Lemke, P.A.(2001) Systematics and Evolution New York: Springer

 


 

Audio visuals

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Research Publications

  • Aanen, D. K., De Fine Licht, H. H., Debets, A. J., Kerstes, N. A., Hoekstra, R. F. & Boomsma, J. J. (2009). High symbiont relatedness stabilizes mutualistic cooperation in fungus-growing termites. Science, 326, 1103-6.
  • Aanen, D. K. & Eggleton, P. (2005). Fungus-growing termites originated in African rain forest. Curr Biol, 15, 851-5.
  • Aanen, D. K., Eggleton, P., Rouland-Lefevre, C., Guldberg-Froslev, T., Rosendahl, S. & Boomsma, J. J. (2002). The evolution of fungus-growing termites and their mutualistic fungal symbionts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 99, 14887-92.
  • Aanen, D. K., Ros, V. I., De Fine Licht, H. H., Mitchell, J., De Beer, Z. W., Slippers, B., Rouland-Lefevre, C. & Boomsma, J. J. (2007). Patterns of interaction specificity of fungus-growing termites and Termitomyces symbionts in South Africa. BMC Evol Biol, 7, 115.
  • Aldrich, B. T., Maghirang, E. B., Dowell, F. E. & Kambhampati, S. (2007). Identification of termite species and subspecies of the genus Zootermopsis using near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. J Insect Sci, 7.
  • Alves Wde, F., Mota, A. S., Lima, R. A., Bellezoni, R. & Vasconcellos, A. (2011). Termites as bioindicators of habitat quality in the caatinga, Brazil: is there agreement between structural habitat variables and the sampled assemblages? Neotrop Entomol, 40, 39-46.
  • Andrea, L., Marini, M. & Mantovani, B. (2006). Non-concerted evolution of the RET76 satellite DNA family in Reticulitermes taxa (Insecta, Isoptera). Genetica, 128, 123-32.
  • Apiwathnasorn, C., Sucharit, S., Rongsriyam, Y., Leemingsawat, S., Kerdpibule, V., Deesin, T., Surathin, K., Vutikes, S. & Punavuthi, N. (1989). A brief survey of phlebotomine sandflies in Thailand. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health, 20, 429-32.
  • Araujo, V. F., Bandeira, A. G. & Vasconcellos, A. (2010). Abundance and stratification of soil macroarthropods in a Caatinga Forest in Northeast Brazil. Braz J Biol, 70, 737-46.
  • Ba, Y., Trouillet, J., Thonnon, J. & Fontenille, D. (1999). Phlebotomus of Senegal: survey of the fauna in the region of Kedougou. Isolation of arbovirus. Bull Soc Pathol Exot, 92, 131-5.
  • Bakalidou, A., Kampfer, P., Berchtold, M., Kuhnigk, T., Wenzel, M. & Konig, H. (2002). Cellulosimicrobium variabile sp. nov., a cellulolytic bacterium from the hindgut of the termite Mastotermes darwiniensis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 52, 1185-92.
  • Baker, P. B. & Haverty, M. I. (2007). Foraging populations and distances of the desert subterranean termite, Heterotermes aureus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae), associated with structures in southern Arizona. J Econ Entomol, 100, 1381-90.
  • Ballor, N. R. & Leadbetter, J. R. (2012a). Analysis of extensive [FeFe] hydrogenase gene diversity within the gut microbiota of insects representing five families of Dictyoptera. Microb Ecol, 63, 586-95.
  • Ballor, N. R. & Leadbetter, J. R. (2012b). Patterns of [FeFe] hydrogenase diversity in the gut microbial communities of lignocellulose-feeding higher termites. Appl Environ Microbiol, 78, 5368-74.
  • Ballor, N. R., Paulsen, I. & Leadbetter, J. R. (2012). Genomic analysis reveals multiple [FeFe] hydrogenases and hydrogen sensors encoded by treponemes from the H(2)-rich termite gut. Microb Ecol, 63, 282-94.
  • Bandi, C., Sironi, M., Nalepa, C. A., Corona, S. & Sacchi, L. (1997). Phylogenetically distant intracellular symbionts in termites. Parassitologia, 39, 71-5.
  • Basimike, M. & Mutinga, M. J. (1997). Studies on the vectors of leishmaniasis in Kenya: phlebotomine sandflies of Sandai location, Baringo district. East Afr Med J, 74, 582-5.
  • Bauer, S., Tholen, A., Overmann, J. & Brune, A. (2000). Characterization of abundance and diversity of lactic acid bacteria in the hindgut of wood- and soil-feeding termites by molecular and culture-dependent techniques. Arch Microbiol, 173, 126-37.
  • Beliaeva, N. V. & Tiunov, A. V. (2010). Termites (Isoptera) in forest ecosystems of Cat Tien National Park (Southern Vietnam). Izv Akad Nauk Ser Biol, 4, 442-50.
  • Beljaeva, N. V. 1997. Biodiversity of termites (Isoptera) in Vietnam,.
  • Berchtold, M., Breunig, A. & Konig, H. (1995). Culture and phylogenetic characterization of Trichomitus trypanoides Duboscq & Grasse 1924, n. comb.: a trichomonad flagellate isolated from the hindgut of the termite Reticulitermes santonensis Feytaud. J Eukaryot Microbiol, 42, 388-91.
  • Berchtold, M., Ludwig, W. & Konig, H. (1994a). 16S rDNA sequence and phylogenetic position of an uncultivated spirochete from the hindgut of the termite Mastotermes darwiniensis Froggatt. FEMS Microbiol Lett, 123, 269-73.
  • Berchtold, M., Philippe, H., Breunig, A., Brugerolle, G. & Konig, H. (1994b). The phylogenetic position of Dimastigella trypaniformis within the parasitic kinetoplastids. Parasitol Res, 80, 672-9.
  • Bergamaschi, S., Dawes-Gromadzki, T. Z., Luchetti, A., Marini, M. & Mantovani, B. (2007a). Molecular taxonomy and phylogenetic relationships among Australian Nasutitermes and Tumulitermes genera (Isoptera, Nasutitermitinae) inferred from mitochondrial COII and 16S sequences. Mol Phylogenet Evol, 45, 813-21.
  • Bergamaschi, S., Dawes-Gromadzki, T. Z., Scali, V., Marini, M. & Mantovani, B. (2007b). Karyology, mitochondrial DNA and the phylogeny of Australian termites. Chromosome Res, 15, 735-53.
  • Berlanga, M., Paster, B. J., Grandcolas, P. & Guerrero, R. (2011). Comparison of the gut microbiota from soldier and worker castes of the termite Reticulitermes grassei. Int Microbiol, 14, 83-93.
  • Berlanga, M., Paster, B. J. & Guerrero, R. (2007). Coevolution of symbiotic spirochete diversity in lower termites. Int Microbiol, 10, 133-9.
  • Berlanga, M., Paster, B. J. & Guerrero, R. (2009). The taxophysiological paradox: changes in the intestinal microbiota of the xylophagous cockroach Cryptocercus punctulatus depending on the physiological state of the host. Int Microbiol, 12, 227-36.
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  • Bitsch, C. & Noirot, C. (2002). Gut characters and phylogeny of the higher termites (Isoptera: Termitidae). A cladistic analysis. Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France, 38, 201-210.
  • Boga, H. I., Ji, R., Ludwig, W. & Brune, A. (2007). Sporotalea propionica gen. nov. sp. nov., a hydrogen-oxidizing, oxygen-reducing, propionigenic firmicute from the intestinal tract of a soil-feeding termite. Arch Microbiol, 187, 15-27.
  • Boga, H. I., Ludwig, W. & Brune, A. (2003). Sporomusa aerivorans sp. nov., an oxygen-reducing homoacetogenic bacterium from the gut of a soil-feeding termite. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol, 53, 1397-404.
  • Bordenstein, S. & Rosengaus, R. B. (2005). Discovery of a novel Wolbachia super group in Isoptera. Curr Microbiol, 51, 393-8.
  • Bourguignon, T., Pasteels, J. M. & Roisin, Y. (2007). Taxonomy, distribution and host specificity of the termitophile tribe Trichopseniini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in New Guinea and adjacent islands. Insect Systematics and Evolution, 38, 405-425.
  • Bourguignon, T. & Roisin, Y. (2006). Revision of the termitophilous tribe Pseudoperinthini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in New Guinea. Insect Systematics and Evolution, 37, 443-456.
  • Bourguignon, T., Sobotnik, J., Hanus, R. & Roisin, Y. (2009). Developmental pathways of Glossotermes oculatus (Isoptera, Serritermitidae): at the cross-roads of worker caste evolution in termites. Evol Dev, 11, 659-68.
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  • Brauman, A., Koenig, J. F., Dutreix, J. & Garcia, J. L. (1990). Characterization of two sulfate-reducing bacteria from the gut of the soil-feeding termite, Cubitermes speciosus. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek, 58, 271-5.
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  • Brugerolle, G. (2004). Devescovinid features, a remarkable surface cytoskeleton, and epibiotic bacteria revisited in Mixotricha paradoxa, a parabasalid flagellate. Protoplasma, 224, 49-59.
  • Brugerolle, G. (2006). The symbiotic fauna of the African termite Hodotermes mossambicus identification of four flagellate species of the genera Spironympha, Trichomonoides and Retortamonas. Parasitol Res, 98, 257-63.
  • Brugerolle, G. & Bordereau, C. (2005). Pachyjoenia howa, a new symbiotic parabasalid joeniid flagellate of the termite Postelectrotermes howa. European Journal of Protistology, 41, 7-17.
  • Brugerolle, G. & König, H. (1997). Ultrastructure and organization of the cytoskeleton Oxymonas, an intestinal flagellate of termites. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology, 44, 305-313.
  • Brune, A. & Stingl, U. (2006). Prokaryotic symbionts of termite gut flagellates: phylogenetic and metabolic implications of a tripartite symbiosis. Prog Mol Subcell Biol, 41, 39-60.
  • Bugg, T. D., Ahmad, M., Hardiman, E. M. & Singh, R. (2011). The emerging role for bacteria in lignin degradation and bio-product formation. Curr Opin Biotechnol, 22, 394-400.
  • Bulmer, M. S. & Crozier, R. H. (2004). Duplication and diversifying selection among termite antifungal peptides. Mol Biol Evol, 21, 2256-64.
  • Cameron, S. L., Lo, N., Bourguignon, T., Svenson, G. J. & Evans, T. A. (2012). A mitochondrial genome phylogeny of termites (Blattodea: Termitoidae): robust support for interfamilial relationships and molecular synapomorphies define major clades. Mol Phylogenet Evol, 65, 163-73.
  • Cameron, S. L. & Whiting, M. F. (2007). Mitochondrial genomic comparisons of the subterranean termites from the Genus Reticulitermes (Insecta: Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Genome, 50, 188-202.
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