Single Site Nesting Termites
Reproduction and life cycles
- single developmental line ‘winged line'
all individuals can eventually mature into winged reproductives
- Entire life of colony is inside a single piece of wood
- Unable to burrow through soil
- Small queens
- Small colony sizes (< 000s of termites)
- Colony lifespan related to size of wood
‘drywood' termites - Cryptotermes spp. and Kalotermes spp.
‘dampwood' termites - Porotermes adamsoni
E.g. Cryptotermes, Kalotermes and Porotermes