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 in roofs, soffits and door frames. Sometimes called “powderpost termites” because of the telltale pellets.

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