Getting to Know Termites – Heterotermes sp

Heterotermes

 

HETEROTERMES…

Heterotermes sp.

  • Occurring throughout Australia south of the Tropic of Capricorn
  • Several species

 

The most often encountered is…

Heterotermes ferox

  • Identified from soldier caste having mandibles present without serrations
  • Length 4.75 2.00mm
  • Species of this genus do not build mounds but form small colonies adjacent to other termite species alongside stumps, logs and rotting wood

 

 

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