Termites operate under a caste system, in other words, a social hierarchy. The termite workers are just what they sound like, the workers of the group.
- There are 4 castes in a group of termites. The king and queen, workers, soldiers, and reproductives
- Worker Termites typically live 3-5 years
- Workers provide the food for the whole group
- A diet of the Subterranean termite consists of wood fibers from homes, live trees, crops and plants.
- The workers are also responsible for food storage and nest maintenance
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