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This concept has been deprecated.

deprecated concept > social insect

Preferred term

social insect  

Is replaced by


  • [Henderson's] the species of insect that live in organized groups and colonies, with division of labour between different morphological forms and which include many bees, ants and wasps (Hymenoptera) and the termites (Isoptera). \ \

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  • social insects


  • 0000-0003-2195-3997


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