29+ Drywood Termites In Furniture Pics. They eat wood in houses, utility poles, furniture and dying trees. They can not digest the cellulose directly.
Termites are like those unwanted guests that love to visit us often and once they do, they like to stay inside forever unless they get the furniture to eat and breed. Drywood termites are notorious for their capability to completely damage wooden items and furniture. Drywood termites are usually found in coastal regions but they can be transported to other regions in infested wood (usually when a piece of furniture is moved).
Drywood termites likes infesting dry wood (hence the name.) this means drywood termites exist where outside temperatures are is quite high and the termite infestation in wood furniture makes a horrible damage that may lead to total disposal of the furniture.
When looking at subterranean termites vs drywood termites, it's important to remember that though they're both termites, their habitats are so different. Drywood termites live in the wood they are infesting and do not require soil contact. Often we confuse termites with ants and sometimes with other variety of termites which are dampwood. Unlike other termite species, they do not this means that they can live completely inside of wooden furniture, buildings, telephone poles, and other objects.