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EENY279: Drywood Termite,Cryptotermes cavifronsBanks (Insecta: Isoptera: Kalotermitidae)

Figure 1. A Cryptotermes cavifrons soldier, recognizable by its sclerotized and darkened head, is surrounded by workers. Soldiers make up only 1-2 percent of the typical Cryptotermes cavifrons colony.

Credit: Rudolf H. Scheffrahn, University of Florida