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What does termitaria do?

What do you call a termite nest?

  • ter·mi·tar·i·um. (tûr′mĭ-târ′ē-əm) n. pl. ter·mi·tar·i·a (-ē-ə) A nest built by a colony of termites underground, aboveground (usually as a mound), or in a tree, or an artificial nest used to house termites in a laboratory. Also called termitary.

Are termites an invasive species in Australia?

  • One species in the drywood group is the West Indian drywood termite ( Cryptotermes brevis), which is an invasive species in Australia. Termites are usually small, measuring between 4 to 15 millimetres (0.16 to 0.59 in) in length.

What is the lifespan of a termite queen?

  • Termite queens have the longest known lifespan of any insect, with some queens reportedly living up to 30 to 50 years. Unlike ants, which undergo a complete metamorphosis, each individual termite goes through an incomplete metamorphosis that proceeds through egg, nymph, and adult stages.

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