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Black Termite

Macrotermes carbonarius

Description:

Black termite dealated Queen - the *dealated Queen will tip her abdomen up in the air and releases sex pheromone into the air to attract males (ie Kings). *dealated: divested of the wings - used of postnuptial adults of insects (as ants) that drop their wings after a nuptial flight

Notes:

Blattodea; Termitidae; Macrotermitinae


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6 Comments

Richard Ong
Richard Ong 2 weeks ago

@AshleyT
thankyou very much Project Noah.!

AshleyT
AshleyT 2 weeks ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

Richard Ong
Richard Ong a month ago

@Mark Ridgway
you are welcome.!

Richard Ong
Richard Ong a month ago

@Leuba Ridgway
thankyou.!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Fantastic shots.
Thanks for sharing Richard.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a month ago

Great photo and interesting spotting !

Richard Ong
Spotted by
Richard Ong

PNG, Malaysia

Lat: 5.32, Long: 100.46

Spotted on Nov 17, 2018
Submitted on Jul 21, 2019

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