These social insects infest dry wood and do not require contact
with the soil.
||Long, narrow, oval
||3/8" to 1 inch
They form colonies of up to 2,500 members. Unlike subterranean
termite species, drywood termite colonies do not have a worker
caste. The work is done by immature termites before they reach
Drywood termites infest dry wood, like that found in attic
Drywood termites can infest structures and cause significant
Drywood termites can be avoided by making sure firewood and scrap
wood is stored at least 20 feet from the home. Because drywood
termites form new colonies by gaining access to wood through small
holes, seal all cracks and crevices in a structure.