Answer :

The association in which one is termite and other is Trichonympha is a type of mutualism relation.

The termite provides shelter and space for the protozoan to live. The Protozoa present in gut digests the wood, which termite eats. In the absence of Trichonympha the termite is unable to digest wood and hence dies. Thus, the association of two given animal species represent mutualism that is both the interacting species are benefitted.


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