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Castes & Species


Comparison of soldiers of termite
species found in Hawaii
(Coptotermes vastator not present at press time)

 

Formosan subterranean termite
(Coptotermes formosanus)
C. formosanus worker
worker
C. formosanus soldier
soldier
C. formosanus queen
queen
comparison of all C. formosanus castes
all castes
C. formosanus presoldiers
presoldiers
supplementary reproductives
West Indian drywood termite
(Cryptotermes brevis)
C. brevis nymphs
nymphs
C. brevis soldier
soldier
C. brevis king and queen
king & queen
C. brevis soldier closeup
soldier closeup
Indo-Malaysian termite
(Cryptotermes cynocephalus)
C. cynocephalus soldier
soldier
C. cynocephalus alate
alate
Western drywood termite
(Incisitermes minor)
closeup of I. minor soldier
soldier closeup
I. minor soldier
soldier
I. minor alate
alate
closeup of I. minor alate
closeup of alate
Lowland tree termite
(Incisitermes immigrans)
I. immigrans soldier and nymphs
soldiers & nymphs
I. immigrans soldier closeup
soldier closeup
Forest tree termite
(Neotermes connexus)
Comparison of all N. connexus castes
all castes
N. connexus soldier
soldier closeup
N. connexus soldiers
soldiers
Pacific dampwood termite
(Zootermopsis angusticollis)
Z. angusticollis soldier
soldier
Philippine milk termite
(Coptotermes vastator)
C. vastator soldier and worker
soldier & worker
C. vastator nymph
nymph



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