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Remarkable Termite Mounds of Australia

Nature volume 57, pages 8182 | Download Citation



THE destructive propensities and architectural endowments of the termites or white ants are familiar subjects to most travellers and residents in tropical countries. Notwithstanding, however, the almost cosmopolitan distribution within tropic areas of these insect pests, an astonishingly small amount of accurate data has been chronicled concerning their specific varieties or the widely varying modifications of their social tenements.

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