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Termite(white ants) Basics: Species

Termites mostly feed on dead plant material, generally in the form of wood, leaf litter, soil, or animal dung, and about 10% of the estimated 4,000 species (about 2,600 taxonomically known) are economically significant as pests that can cause serious structural damage to buildings, crops or plantation forests. 2,800 termite species are recognized, classified in seven families.

 



Termite Species

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