Journal article // Jurnal Natural Unsyiah






Termites Species Richness and Distribution at Residential Area in PT Arun Lng
Март 2013
Syaukani Syaukani

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Abstract

Termites were collected in June 2012 at residental area of Pt. Arun LNG by adopted casual collection and finding colony methods. Six species and four genera had been identified to belong to the higher termites (Kalotermitidae and Rhinotermitidae) and had been collected from different habitats throughtout the residential area. Those species randomly distributed which the highest species richness found at Tarakan (6 species). Residential condition with poor maintenance was contributes to inhabitant of the termites to harbour there. One of the most destructive species, Coptotermes curvignathus, has been found to attacking building as well as plants.

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