Termites are social insects that build large nests
in soil, or wood and can cause damage to wooden structures. They are
sometimes improperly called 'white ants'.
Several hundred to several million termites live
together in one family. Their main goal is to work together in an
organized system to find and use cellulose food source to produce a
Within the colony there are specialized members the
workers, the soldiers, the alates (reproductive males and females),
the queen, king and the nursery termites.