E-258: Desert Termites
desert termites information sheet

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Email: ct-allen@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-258

Electronic download only. The desert termite is one of the most common species in western Texas. Desert termites do not damage structures and rarely harm rangeland, crops or turfgrass. This publication describes the biology of desert termites, explains how to distinguish them from ants and other termite species, and gives tips for managing them. (4 pp., 2 photos, 1 illustration) By: Chris Sansone, Mark A. Muegge, Alyson McDonald