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Termites at Work : Nature Closeups

Termites at Work

September 13th, 2011 - 5:21 PM | Filed under Featured Photos | 1 Comment

July 9, 2011 | Tupaciguara, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Just after dark, termites started emerging from below ground. Here they appear to be excavating. The darker soil has been brought up from below by workers while guards form a defensive perimeter.

Subjects: Insects and Termites.
Places: Brazil, Minas Gerais, South America, and Tupaciguara.
Life Stages: Adult.
Taxa: Class Insecta and Order Isoptera.
Colors: Brown, Orange, and Tan.
Sign: Nest.

One Response to “Termites at Work”

  1. TermiteKing says:

    Whoa there are both crooked jaw termites and either drywood or giant termites working together!

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