NPMA ACE TERMITES 02

  1. TERMITE

    Order?
    Blattodea
  2. TERMITES

    _ = Termitoidae
    Epifamily
  3. TERMITES

    Epifamily = _
    Termitoidae
  4. Termite families

    Mastotermitidae
    Hodotermitidae (harvester)
    Termopsidae (dampwood)
    Kalotermitidae (drywood)
    Rhinotermitidae (subterranean)
    Termitidae (higher termites)
  5. TERMITE BASICS

    Workers are slightly _
    sclerotized
  6. TERMITE BASICS

    most _ important pest group
    economically
  7. TERMITE BASICS

    Morphology varies by _
    caste
  8. TERMITE BASICS

    # pairs of jointed legs
    3
  9. TERMITE BASICS

    # pair of simple antennae
    1
  10. _ termites have symbiotic protozoa, bacteria, and flagellates to help digest complex cellulose.

    Lower termites
    Highter termites
    Lower termites
  11. _ termites cultivate fungus to aid in digestion - lack bacteria.

    Lower termites
    Higher termites
    Higher termites
  12. TERMITE MORPHOLOGY

    _ mouthparts
    chewing
  13. Termites are eusocial and live in colonies exhibiting:

    1. _ _

    2. Cooperative caring for young.

    3. Construction and maintenance of a communal living structure
    Overlapping generations
  14. Termites are eusocial and live in colonies exhibiting:

    1. Overlapping generations

    2. _ _ _ _.

    3. Construction and maintenance of a communal living structure
    Cooperative caring for young
  15. Termites are eusocial and live in colonies exhibiting:

    1. Overlapping generations.

    2. Cooperative caring for young.

    3. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _.
    Construction and maintenance of a communal living structure
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    • worker
    • soldier
    • swarmer/reproductive
  17. Termites undergo:

    Holometaboly - complete
    Hemimetaboly - incomplete (no pupal stage)
    Ametaboly - no metamorphosis
    Hemimetaboly
  18. Immature termites resemble adults, but are _.
    smaller
  19. Termites _ several times before reaching adulthood.
    molt
  20. Extensive _ signalling.
    chemical
  21. Subterranean termites

    Rhinotermitidae
    Kalotermitidae
    Rhinotermitidae
  22. Drywood termites

    Rhinotermitidae
    Kalotermitidae
    Kalotermitidae
  23. Reticulitermes spp

    Subterranean termites
    Drywood termites
    Subterranean
  24. Coptotermes formosanus

    Subterranean termites
    Drywood termites
    Subterranean
  25. Heterotermes aureus

    Subterranean termites
    Drywood termites
    Subterranean
  26. Incisitermes spp

    Subterranean termites
    Drywood termites
    Drywood
  27. Cryptotermes spp

    Subterranean termites
    Drywood termites
    Drywood
  28. SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE BASICS

    Cryptic lifestyle  = nests live within the _
    soil
  29. SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE BASICS

    # to # of termites per mature colony
    Thousands to millions
  30. SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE BASICS

    Require _ from soil
    moisture
  31. SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE BASICS

    Excavate _ connecting nesting and foraging sites below _
    • tunnels
    • ground
  32. Nest and live within the soil, cryptic. Thousands to millions of termites per mature colony. Require moisture from soil. Excavate tunnels connecting nesting and foraging sites below ground.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  33. Secret trail pheromones when foraging, non alates are blind.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  34. Workers feed other colony members.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  35. Primary wood destroying pest in the US.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  36. Infestations can persist for years unnoticed.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  37. Reticulermes flavipes





    B) Eastern subterranean termite
  38. Reticulermes hesperus





    B) Western subterranean termite
  39. Reticulermes virginicus





    E) Dark southeastern
  40. Reticulermes hageni





    A) Light southeastern
  41. Reticulermes tibialis





    A) Arid land
  42. Reticulermes malletei

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  43. Reticulermes nelsonae

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  44. Coptotermes formosanus

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  45. Large colonies, up to several million. Voracious eaters, forage over a large area (more than 300 feet). High soldier population, 10% of colony.

    Reticulitermes spp
    Coptotermes formosanus
    Heterotermes aureus
    Incisitermes spp
    Cryptotermes spp
    Coptotermes formosanus
  46. Nest and live within wood.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  47. Small colonies.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  48. Neoteny, no true workers.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Subterranean
  49. Require no moisture from soil.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  50. Excavate galleries with and across grain.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  51. Cryptic lifestyle.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  52. Fecal pellets kicked out of wood.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  53. Daily periods of activity and inactivity.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  54. Evidence of predictable movement away from temperature extremes.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
  55. Fecal pellets kicked out of wood.

    Subterranean
    Drywood
    Drywood
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    drywood or subterranean
    drywood
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    drywood or subterranean
    drywood
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    drywood or subterranean
    subterranean
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    drywood or subterranean
    subterranean
Author
ianquinto
ID
347858
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NPMA ACE TERMITES 02
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NPMA ACE TERMITES 02
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