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physogastric queens[edit]

The text states that "In physogastric species, the queen adds an extra set of ovaries with each moult". My understanding was that insects do not molt after reaching maturity (as defined by by sexual reproduction and wings; Ephemeroptera are a partial exceptino). Reference???? — Preceding unsigned comment added by MrDarwin (talkcontribs) 02:51, 10 January 2006


I think the section on Mounds should be categorized as a stub in its current state. I'm puzzled that the subject of the Termite Mounds, which I find amazing - but unfortunately does not have enough expertise to write about myself - is not explored in more depth, but only mentioned in very broad terms. I urge people to extend that section - or perhaps "Termite Mounds" should be a topic on its own? Robbiedsl 27 Jun 2006

Termites as a foodstuff[edit]

I kinda browsed through the article, though I didnt see anywhere that termites are used as a foodstuff. I know that in many parts of africa the "flying ants" are used as a common food, when in season. Also the queen is sometimes dug up and eaten. These are still common practices. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Fitz05 (talkcontribs) 20:07, 26 July 2007


I would like to know about Desert Termites DESERT TERMITES — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talkcontribs) 13:30, 11 April 2013

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Did a few fixes, but should be good now. Burklemore1 (talk) 09:07, 19 August 2016 (UTC)