Latest Mound-building termites Stories
Using sophisticated airborne imaging and structural analysis, scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Department of Global Ecology mapped more than 40,000 termite mounds over 192 square miles in the African savanna.
Malaysian scientists say they've discovered a new scuttle fly species that may have the potential to be a biological agent in controlling termite infestation. Named Misotermes mindeni, the new species was found to be a parasite on mound-building termites by doctoral student Kok-Boon Neoh and Professor Chow-Yang Lee of the University of Science Malaysia.
- Growing in low tufty patches.