oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Anatomy and histology of the alimentary canal of the harvester termite Hodotermes mossambicus (Hagen) (Isoptera : Hodotermitidae).
|Article Title||Anatomy and histology of the alimentary canal of the harvester termite Hodotermes mossambicus (Hagen) (Isoptera : Hodotermitidae).|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Sep 1987|
|Pages||493 - 511|
|Keyword(s)||Alimentary canal, Harvester termite, Histological structure, Hodotermes mossambicus, Illustrations, Intima structure, Isoptera : Hodotermitidae, Natural grazing and Serious pest|
A descriptionption of the anatomical and histological structure of the alimentary canal of Hodotermes mossambicus as studied by light microscopy is given. The surface structure of the intima as studied by the SEM is discussed. Differences in the alimentary canals of the castes studied are pointed out.
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