Category Archives: Termites

Formosan Termites (Coptotermes formosanus) CLICK HERE to learn more about Formosan Termites on Wikipedia.

Subterranean Termites Dark brown, 0.3 inches long including wings. The “workers” are cream colored. Usually swarm in February and March, depending on weather, usually on a sunny afternoon after rain. Build shelter tubes on a foundation to connect the termite population underground with food sources above.

Drywood Termites Dull, pale-brown head and body, 0.3 inches long including wings. The “workers” are cream colored. Swarm in the evenings at the beginning of rainy season, usually May and June. Antennae are longer than their heads. Fecal pellets, which look like sawdust, often spotted beneath infested wood. They don’t need moisture like subterraneans; often found Read More →

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