Subterranean Termites

Subterranean Termites

  • Subterranean termites build colonies underground or in moist areas above ground.
  • The looks can vary depending on which caste a termite is in, however they usually range from 1/8 in. to 3/8 in. in length. All of them are generally a cream color.
  • The soldiers are differentiated by their brown heads and large mandibles.
  • Subterranean termites in the reproductive caste can reach up to 1 in. in length.
  • This particular type of termite is viewed as one of the most widespread and destructive in the United States.
  • They are mostly common in the South and Southeast.

 

 

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