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Abstract

First record of reproductive female types in the primitive dampwood termite Porotermes adamsoni (Froggatt) (Isoptera: Termopsidae) from South Australia.

Abstract

Six types of reproductive females occurred in colonies of Porotermes adamsoni collected from South Australia. Differences in the abdominal measurements of some of these females and brief definitions of the 6 female types are given. The biological differences between P. adamsoni and another closely related species of Porotermes are listed.