Habit: Termites live in colonies underground, building tunnels in search of food, and are able to reach food above the ground level by building mud tubes. They travel through mud tubes since they are dependent on moisture for survival.
Diet: Termites eat wood and cellulose material.
Reproduction: Some queens live as long as 20 years and lay millions of eggs during their lifetimes.
• They cause over $2 billion in damages each year.
• Subterranean termites cause 95% of all termite damage in the North America.
• Colonies can contain up to 1 million members.