They are the most common in the East coast due to warm weather conditions. However, they are found all over the United States but few in colder regions of North. They swarm during the spring and often confused with ants. Unlike ants, termites have straight antennae, thick or broad waist and 2 pairs of wings equal in length and size. They are divided into;
They are divided into;
- Eastern subterranean termites that build large colonies and mud tunnels from the ground to the wood to keep and maintain moist.
- Drywood termites that require little moisture and attack even furniture, floors, siding and lumber. They are had to detect until you see fecal pellets that are concave shaped with six sides.
- Dampwood termites that attack decaying wood that is in contact with the soil and areas that remain wet constantly.