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Termite Types: Single Site Nesters

Single Site Nesting Termites

Reproduction and life cycles

  • single developmental line ‘winged line’
  • all individuals can eventually mature into winged reproductives

Nesting behaviour

  • 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

Reproduction & Life Cycles

E.g. Cryptotermes, Kalotermes and Porotermes

 Life Cycle

ABIS building and pest inspections are conducted to the highest standard by building inspectors with a minimum of 10 years experience together with the highest professional qualifications in their field. ABIS has been in business over 27 years conducting both building and timber pest inspections.

Our highly recommended home inspectors are all long term trusted employees not here today gone tomorrow sub-contractors. ABIS Inspectors are supported by a unique computer aided inspection system and the latest inspection equipment such as high sensitivity thermal cameras costing thousands of dollars that others don’t often have.

When you book a pre-purchase inspection with ABIS, our friendly local (they know the area and are not in a interstate or overseas call centre) staff will make the whole process easy for you. Our Office team make all the arrangements with you, your agent, the vendor, the tenant (if there is one) and you will be sent an email to confirm the inspection time along with a pre-engagement letter which covers the scope of the inspection. Good communication and local knowledge are key to you getting the most out of your building and pest inspection. We are always happy to answer all your questions and you are most welcome to be on site when we do the inspection. Our technology, systems and processes also mean you get your high quality report shortly after your inspection is completed.

And all this for an incredible low price.

Service Areas

Area Map The Peninsula Moreton Bay Area East Brisbane Redland Bay Area Gold Coast Ipswich Brisbane West Brisbane Northside Brisbane Southside Logan City

ABIS The 1st Choice in Building & Pest Inspections