Termite Species

Termite Species

There are many different types and species of termites active in the US, and here we’ve collected images of the most common ones. 

Termite Pictures

Our termite pictures have been specially commissioned so are highly accurate.

Image of Subterranean Termite | Ehrlich Pest Control

This is a picture of a Subterranean Termite, a particularly common species across most of the United States. They live underground in mud shelter tubes.

Image of Formosan Termite [Coptotermes formosanus] | Ehrlich Pest Control

Formosan Termites are a particularly voracious type of subterranean termite – they can literally destroy a building in just 12 months.

Image of Dry Wood Termite | Ehrlich

Dry Wood Termites can live in areas with very little moisture, and they feed on all kinds of dried–out wood.


Image of Damp Wood Termite | Ehrlich

This image depicts a Damp Wood Termite, and these insects are often found in areas near open water, feeding on mulch and rotting wood.

If you think you have spotted an insect similar to any of the above you should act quickly and get a Free Termite Inspection for your home or your business

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