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A

ACZA
aerial colony
alate

B

bait
Basaltic Termite Barrier
borax
BTB (see Basaltic Termite Barrier)

C

C. brevis (see Cryptotermes brevis)
C. cynocephalus (see Cryptotermes cynocephalus)
C. formosanus (see Coptotermes formosanus)
C. gestroi (see Coptotermes gestroi)
carton
caste
CCA
cellulose
chemical barrier
chitin
chlordane
chlorpyrifos
contact insecticide
contact poison (see contact insecticide)
Coptotermes formosanus

Coptotermes gestroi
Coptotermes vastator (see Coptotermes gestroi)
creosote
cryptic
Cryptotermes brevis
Cryptotermes cynocephalus

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D

dampwood termites
delayed toxicity
desiccant insecticide
diazinon
dipping
D.O.T.
drywood termites

E

entomology
exoskeleton

F

flight slit
forest tree termite (see Neotermes connexus)
Formosan subterranean termite (see Coptotermes formosanus)
frass
fumigant (see respiratory insecticide)
fumigation

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G

gallery
ground termite (see Coptotermes formosanus)
gut

H

hexaflumuron

I

I. immigrans (see Incisitermes immigrans)
I. minor (see Incisitermes minor)
Incisitermes immigrans
Incisitermes minor
Indo-Malaysian drywood termite (see Cryptotermes cynocephalus)
insecticide
instar
integument
IPM

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J -
K

kick-out holes
king
knockdown action

L lowland tree termite (see Incisitermes immigrans) Back to top
M

malathion
mating chamber
mode of action
molt
mud tunnel

N

N. connexus (see Neotermes connexus)
neotenic reproductive (see supplementary reproductive)
Neotermes connexus
nest
non-target organism
nursery (see royal chamber)
nymph

O

organic phosphate (see organophosphate)
organophosphate

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P

Pacific dampwood termite (see Zootermopsis angusticollis)
permethrin
pesticide
Philippine milk termite (see Coptotermes vastator)
physical barrier
physical niche
pressure treatment
primary reproductive
proctodeal feeding
protozoa
pyrethrin
pyrethroid
pyrethrum
pyrethrum synergists

Q queen
R

removable baseboards
repellent
residual insecticide
residual poison (see residual insecticide)
resmethrin
respiratory insecticide
royal chamber

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S

secondary reprodutive (see supplementary reproductive)
Sentricon
soldier
spiracle
spot treatment
steel frame construction
stomach insecticide
stomach poison (see stomach insecticide)
subterranean termites
supplementary reproductive
swarmer (see alate)
swarming
symbiosis
synergist (see pyrethrum synergists)
synthetic pyrethroid (see pyrethroid)

T

target organism
tenting (see fumigation)
TERMI-MESH
termiticide
Thermal Pest Eradication
TPE (see Thermal Pest Eradication)
treated wood
trophallaxis

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V "vastator" (see Coptotermes vastator)
W

West Indian drywood termite (see Cryptotermes brevis)
Western drywood termite (see Insicitermes minor)
wood preservative
worker

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Y -
Z Z. angusticollis (see Zootermopsis angusticollis)
Zootermopsis angusticollis




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