Termites in Ohio: What you need to know

What are termites? Termites are a group of eusocial insects that, until recently, were classified at the taxonomic rank of order Isoptera but are now accepted as the epifamily Termitoidae within the cockroach order Blattodea. Most of their colonies contain millions of individuals and can consume lignocellulose (the major component in plant fibers) much more […]

All About King Termites And How To Get Rid Of Them

What are king termites? Termite is one type of insect with complete metamorphosis and belongs to the order Blattodea. There are many types of termites, and king termites belong to the class Termitoidae, order Isoptera. The mating period is known as “swarming.” The swarmers emerge from the colony in search of new colonies. King termites […]

Kinds of Termites in Texas

Termites are small, social insects that live in colonies and feed on dead plant material. They may also eat other items such as wood and clothing fibers. Termites have four castes: reproductives (king and queen), soldiers, workers, and nymphs or larvae that go through 5 developmental stages before becoming adult reproductives capable of producing eggs/offspring. […]

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