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Western Subterranean Termites

Reticulitermes hesperus Banks

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Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago
this is a good link to differentiate between Pacific Damp wood termite and
Western Subterranean Termite .

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

damp background and moisture also adds to these colors.

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

I did over process it a bit. I was trying to get a clearer idea of it's mouth parts and eyes. It is so tiny. This is the best i could do though. I can see it's mandibles . They look like they could do some pretty good chewing.

This looks like a Western Subterranean Termite but the image appears to be over-saturated so I can't tell if the colors are correct.

John La Salle
John La Salle 10 years ago

looks like a termite

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Concord, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Nov 24, 2013

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