Termite Workers

Termite Workers

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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

Read more about Swarming Termites.

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