Workers and soldiers translucent white. Swarmers are brown.
Workers and soldiers approximately ¼ inch
Feed on dry cellulose products. Produce 6-sided pellets the size of poppy seeds and push them out of infested wood.
Not native to New Jersey. May be shipped in with infested picture frames, furniture and other wood products. Cannot survive outdoors in New Jersey. Need no soil contact.
Damage wood at a rate slower than do subterranean termites but can cause significant damage over time.
Inspect wood products imported from warm climates for exit holes