- How to tell: Ants vs Termites
- Termite Life Cycle
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Termite Treatments
Pest learning center - Termites
General Info: Termites are ant-like insects that live in underground mounds up to 20 feet deep. They constantly seek the cellulose found in wood for the growth and sustenance of the colony.
Length: 1/8″ – 3/8″
Region Found: Eastern United States
Residential Location: Underground
Random/Interesting Fact: Unlike most social insects, worker termites can be male as well as female.
Identification: Above ground, they can be found travelling in mud tubes or eating wood/plant matter. They resemble ants except they have straight antennae and fat mid-sections.
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