Pest Library – Termites – Nasute Termite
Habitat/ Wood Preference
They nest on the ground or in trees. They attack wood debris, buildings and woody vegetation.They do not attack live plants.
Biology and Behavior
An invasive species. Workers forage in the open, defended by soldiers. Soldiers secrete fluid from their heads and can squirt it at their attackers. Nest is typically dark and globular, composed of carton. Extensive dark-brown foraging tubes between nest and feeding sites. In Dania Beach, mating flights occur on June and July evenings.
Dania Beach, Florida. Potentially could spread as far as north Orlando and Tampa.