Living With Termite Nests

Head of Eastern Subterranean Termite

The Eastern Subterranean Termite, Reticulotermes flavipes, is one of the most destructive termite pests in the US. This termite builds multiple interconnected galleries in wood. When nesting in a wooden structure, multiple interconnected galleries require substantially more chewing of the wood to create tunnels and hollow out space for new galleries. If the termite colony made a single gallery, the termites would be easier to locate and damage to be…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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