Termites Control

Type of Termite Species

  • Subterranean Termites
  • Drywood Termites
  • Dampwood Termites
  • Garden Termites

Termites are known to be a destructive pest as they consume cellulose by feeding on dead or alive plants and wooden structures. Termites lives as a colony and have a long lifespan of decades for queen and 1-2 years for the others on average.

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termite castes

🥚 Egg

Takes about 26-30 days to hatch depending on the climate condition

🛠 Worker

Wingless and blind.
In charge of foraging for food for the entire colony and nest building activities.

♀️♂️ Alates

Reproductive adults with fully developed eyes and wings. It uses the wings to migrate to other places to develop their own colonies. Upon mating, their wings will shed off and focus on take care for their first batch of new born.

🐜 Nymphs

Have to undergo molting for at least three times before developing into functional adults.

🗡 Soldier

Wingless and blind.
Defend the colonies from enemies with their huge mandibles. Like workers, they are able to forage food but they are not as effective in doing so.

♚ King

Wingless with fully developed eyes.
Unlike Ants, they survived after mating.

♛ Queen

Wingless with fully developed eyes.
Able to lay up to 30,000 eggs per day!

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Sign of Termites infestation

Mud Tubes

Subterranean termites build mud tubes to tunnel through from the ground to start invading your home. The mud tubes acts as their protection barrier from dehydration as well as their predators.

Mud tubes consists of chewed wood, feces and soil which is also known as carton.

Drywood Termites do not build a mud tubes like Subterranean termites. They nest inside the wood that they infest on as they do not require soil contact.

Fecal Pellets

Subterranean termite droppings are usually moist and also used to incorporate into mud tubes.

Whereas for Drywood termite, their droppings known as Frass, are dry as they extract most of the moisture using rectal pads before excretion.

As mentioned, Drywood Termites do not build mud tubes, the droppings will usually appear near to the wood that they infest on.