Odontotermes formosanus

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Odontotermes formosanus

Appearance of Soldier

Around 6mm long. The head is pale orange and oval-shaped. Mandibles are curved and sharply pointed, with a distinct tooth on the inner margin of the left mandible.

Habit

Build large underground nests. Build soil covers and keep fungus combs in their nests like M. barneyi.

Citation: Hong Kong Food and Environmental Hygene Department – Pest Control Newsletter, Termites

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