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Workers and soldiers in a Formosan subterranean termite colony.
—John Hartgerink Photo

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Paula Castillo, current doctoral student in the Department of Entomology, dissects termite antennae.
—Qian Sun Photo

Chemical communication in termites eyed

The Formosan subterranean termite is an invasive species introduced to the continental United States in the 1950s. In Louisiana, it was first reported in Lake Charles and New Orleans in the 1960s.

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