NO MALES, MORE QUEENS.

Position::GIVEN THE EVIDENCE - Termite colonies - Brief article
 
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Research out of the University of Sydney published in September in BMC Biology found that termite colonies in Japan can thrive and reproduce without any males present. In fact, among more than 4,200 termites collected in the study, not a single male was found.

While loss of males from advanced societies of ants and honeybees have been reported, this was the first time advanced all-female societies were found in a species of termites called Glyptotermes nakajimai. Researchers noted that the asexual...

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