View Swarming Subterranean Termites Gif. When do subterranean termites swarm? Peak swarming periods for subterranean termites occur from january through may in florida.
Reticulitermes flavipes, the eastern subterranean termite is the most common termite found in north america. Swarming termites are often confused with ants but can be distinguished by two simple characters. The wall cavities of our new client's home are teaming with destructive subterranean termites.
Visible tunnels are visible all over the crawl space but two.
Swarming termites are often confused with ants but can be distinguished by two simple characters. These termites are the most economically important wood destroying insects in the united states and are classified as pests. Signs of a subterranean termite infestation include swarms of winged reproductives in the spring, summer, or fall, the presence of shelter tubes, and evidence of tunneling in wood. Subterranean termites nest in the soil to obtain moisture, but they also nest in wood that is often wet.