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2016, ISBN 1476666024, vii, 233 pages
"Drawing on classical literature, archaeology and the latest data from physical, behavioral and medical science, this study of hoplite equipment, tactics and... 
Greece | Greece History, Military | History | To 1500 | Military art and science
Book
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, ISSN 0962-8452, 06/2017, Volume 284, Issue 1856, pp. 20162730 - 20162730
Journal Article
Journal of Experimental Biology, ISSN 0022-0949, 09/2017, Volume 220, Issue 18, pp. 3260 - 3269
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Journal of Field Ornithology, ISSN 0273-8570, 3/2015, Volume 86, Issue 1, pp. 65 - 72
Africanized honey bees (Apis mellifera scutellata) compete with endangered parrots for nest boxes and can hamper conservation efforts. We tested an integrated... 
Ornithological Methods | Amazona vinacea | Apis mellifera scutellata | nasonov | permethrin | swarm‐founding wasp | nest competition | Nasonov | Nest competition | Permethrin | Swarm-founding wasp | SITE SELECTION | HYMENOPTERA | APIS-MELLIFERA | CAVITIES | BEHAVIOR | VOLUME | PYRETHROID INSECTICIDES | SWARMS | PHEROMONE | swarm-founding wasp | BIOLOGY | ORNITHOLOGY | Parrots | Honeybee | Wasps | Bees
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PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, ISSN 0962-8436, 04/2019, Volume 374, Issue 1774, p. 20180374
Termite colonies construct towering, complex mounds, in a classic example of distributed agents coordinating their activity via interaction with a shared... 
stigmergy | self-organization | Macrotermes | cement pheromone | collective construction | BIOLOGY | Nesting Behavior | Soil | Animals | Isoptera - physiology
Journal Article
JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, ISSN 0022-0949, 10/2019, Volume 222, Issue 20, p. jeb212274
Macrotermes michaelseni and M. natalensis are two morphologically similar termite species occupying the same habitat across southern Africa. Both build large... 
Building | Collective construction | Macrotermes | Behaviour | Species comparison | BIOLOGY | Soil transport | FUNGUS-GROWING TERMITES
Journal Article
Journal of Insect Behavior, ISSN 0892-7553, 05/2010, Volume 23, Issue 3, pp. 189 - 204
We present a model of tunnel excavation by termites that requires no pheromone labeling of soil or work sites, but instead relies on tactile interactions and... 
Excavation | Tunnel | Queue | Coptotermes formosanus | SELF-ORGANIZED CRITICALITY | SEARCH | BEHAVIOR | ARCHITECTURE | coptotermes formosanus | MODEL | NEST | ENTOMOLOGY | tunnel | queue | GEOMETRY | Excavating machinery | School facilities | Analysis | Termites | Education parks | Tunnels | Entomology | Animal behavior
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Annals of the Entomological Society of America, ISSN 0013-8746, 2009, Volume 102, Issue 1, pp. 158 - 165
ABSTRACT Subterranean termites excavate extensive tunnel complexes in search of resources. The high energetic cost of digging through soil places stringent... 
stigmergy | idiothetic | path integration | tunnel | excavation | Excavation | Idiothetic | Path integration | Tunnel | Stigmergy | TURN ALTERNATION | DISTANCE | SEARCH | BEHAVIOR | PATH-INTEGRATION | ENTOMOLOGY | NESTS | ANTS | NAVIGATION | GEOMETRY | FOOD | Diffusion
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Annals of the Entomological Society of America, ISSN 0013-8746, 2010, Volume 103, Issue 3, pp. 449 - 454
ABSTRACT Subterranean termites excavate tunnel patterns that radiate outward from a point of origin along vectors generated by path integration. Upon... 
deposition | idiothetic | path integration | tunnel | excavation | Excavation | Idiothetic | Path integration | Tunnel | Deposition | SEARCH | BEHAVIOR | PATH-INTEGRATION | NAVIGATION | ENTOMOLOGY | GEOMETRY | FOOD | Heads
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Animal Behaviour, ISSN 0003-3472, 2009, Volume 78, Issue 3, pp. 755 - 759
Subterranean termites forage through a network of tunnels. The topology of the networks can be characterized in terms of branch angles and branching rate. When... 
termite | branching | Coptotermes formosanus | traffic flow | tunnel | excavation | ENVIRONMENT | RHINOTERMITIDAE | ISOPTERA | ZOOLOGY | TRAILS | GROWTH | ANT FORAGING NETWORKS | TRAFFIC ORGANIZATION | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | EFFICIENCY | GEOMETRY | School facilities | Depression, Mental | Tunnels | Education parks
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Annals of the Entomological Society of America, ISSN 0013-8746, 2013, Volume 106, Issue 6, pp. 771 - 778
ABSTRACT Subterranean termites such as Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki inhabit underground nests consisting of a complex network of galleries resulting in a... 
termite | microbe | trophic level | senescent colony | opportunist | ENGINEERS | RETICULITERMES-FLAVIPES ISOPTERA | POPULATIONS | NEMATODA | COMMUNITIES | COPTOTERMES-FORMOSANUS ISOPTERA | SOIL-FEEDING TERMITE | ENTOMOLOGY | METARHIZIUM-ANISOPLIAE | EVOLUTION | FUNGUS-GROWING TERMITES
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Florida Entomologist, ISSN 0015-4040, 2011, Volume 94, Issue 4, pp. 817 - 826
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Behavioural Processes, ISSN 0376-6357, 07/2015, Volume 116, pp. 8 - 11
•Arrestant.•Autolabeling.•Cement pheromone.•Termite.•Macrotermes. The construction of termite nests has been suggested to be organized by a stigmergic process... 
Termite | Autolabeling | Cement pheromone | Arrestant | Macrotermes | CHAMBERS | TUNNELS | NASUTITERMES-COSTALIS | ZOOLOGY | CONSTRUCTION | EXPANSION | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | ISOPTERA RHINOTERMITIDAE | PSYCHOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL | NEST | Soil | Behavior, Animal - physiology | Animals | Isoptera | Nesting Behavior - physiology
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Journal of the Korean Physical Society, ISSN 0374-4884, 03/2010, Volume 56, Issue 31, pp. 1016 - 1019
We have developed a new approach to shape recognition that uses the outline of an object and is based on a novel "branch length similarity" (BLS) entropy. The... 
Correlation coefficient | Branching network | Branch length similarity (bls) entropy | Object shape | OBJECT RECOGNITION | PHYSICS, MULTIDISCIPLINARY | Branch length similarity (BLS) entropy
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Annals of the Entomological Society of America, ISSN 0013-8746, 2009, Volume 102, Issue 5, pp. 906 - 910
ABSTRACT To study individual participation in tunneling excavation, each of 27 workers (plus three soldiers) of Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera:... 
tunnel excavation | Formosan subterranean termite | individual workload | Tunnel excavation | Individual workload | HYMENOPTERA | SOCIAL INSECTS | POLYETHISM | Formosan Subterranean termite | BEHAVIOR | WORKERS | SIZE | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | ENTOMOLOGY | EVOLUTION | RETICULITERMES-FLAVIPES | INSECT COLONIES
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Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology, ISSN 1226-8615, 2010, Volume 13, Issue 1, pp. 45 - 49
Division of labor is a common feature of insect societies and has been theorized to account for much of their success. Asymmetries in the work of individuals,... 
Excavation | Tunnel | Key individual | Coptotermes formosanus | Division of labor | ISOPTERA RHINOTERMITIDAE | ENTOMOLOGY | Coprotermes formosanus | 농수해양학
Journal Article
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, ISSN 0013-8746, 11/2013, Volume 106, Issue 6, pp. 771 - 778
Subterranean termites such as Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki inhabit underground nests consisting of a complex network of galleries resulting in a highly... 
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Behavioural Processes, ISSN 0376-6357, 2008, Volume 77, Issue 1, pp. 135 - 138
Subterranean termites construct underground tunnels, tens to hundreds of feet, to reach feeding sites and to transport food items to their nest. To ensure a... 
Traffic efficiency | Termite tunnel network | Termite foraging | Tunneling behavior | EXCAVATION | ANT | SIZE | NETWORKS | traffic efficiency | termite foraging | RHINOTERMITIDAE | NEST ARCHITECTURE | ISOPTERA | ZOOLOGY | termite tunnel network | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | tunneling behavior | PSYCHOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL | Behavior, Animal | Locomotion | Animals | Isoptera | Spatial Behavior | Tunnels | Food
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The Florida Entomologist, ISSN 0015-4040, 12/2011, Volume 94, Issue 4, p. 817
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