Globitermes

A common south-east Asian wood-feeding genus, nesting underground, predominantly in tropical rain forest. One species, G. sulphureus, has soldiers whose abdomens dehisce, covering any attacker with an sticky orange-yellow chemical (Bordereau et al. 1997 ).  

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