Eastern Subterranean Termites

May 12, 2017

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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