TERMITES (2)

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Dry wood termite

  Dry wood termite colonies are found entirely within wood in structures. Because they do not require soil contact, they do not make mud tubes. The swarmers are usually light brown and are most prevalent from September to December. Swarming usually occurs in the evening hours. They are usually controlled by tenting and fumigating the […]

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Formosan termite

  The Formosan termite is a subterranean termite that has several unique characteristics that make it special compared to the Eastern subterranean termite. The reproductive’s are brown and swarm in the evening during May and July. Colonies of Formosan termites are large and composed of up to 5 million individuals. Therefore, they destroy wood faster […]