Title

Naphthalene in Formosan Subterranean Termite Carton Nests

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-1-1998

Abstract

Naphthalene was detected in nest cartons of Formosan subterranean termites, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki. The concentration of naphthalene ranges from 50.56 to 214.6 μg/kg. This is the first report of naphthalene being associated with termites. Some possible functions of naphthalene in a termite society are discussed.

Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

First Page

2337

Last Page

2339

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