Data from: Excavation and aggregation as organizing factors in de novo construction by mound-building termites

Green B, Bardunias P, Turner JS, Nagpal R, Werfel J

Date Published: May 15, 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.82h58

 

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Title Behavior
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Description This file contains data about the termite behaviors observed in our trials. The file contains the following four sheets: 1) Initiations: information about every termite and the number of excavation sites it initiated. 2) Joining: information about every time a termite encountered an excavation site, and whether or not it joined in excavating there. 3) Duration: information about the length of time for every excavation event. 4) Metadata: descriptions of the column headers included in sheets 1–3.
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Title Video S1. Sample clip from one of our experiments.
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Title Video S2. Sample clips of the two building behaviors classified.
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Title Video S3. Timelapse video of termites working over approximately ten hours.
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Title Video S4. Timelapse and building process from simulations.
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Green B, Bardunias P, Turner JS, Nagpal R, Werfel J (2017) Excavation and aggregation as organizing factors in de novo construction by mound-building termites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284(1856): 20162730. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.2730

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Green B, Bardunias P, Turner JS, Nagpal R, Werfel J (2017) Data from: Excavation and aggregation as organizing factors in de novo construction by mound-building termites. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.82h58
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