Isoptera: Termites - Alex Wild Photography
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Zootermopsis nevadensis

Zootermopsis nevadensis

The largest termites in North America are Zootermopsis dampwood termites, found in the west. The impressive jaws of this soldier are used to fight against competing colonies of the same species. Sierra Nevada Mountains, California, USA

HodotermitidaeIsopteraZootermopsisZootermopsis nevadensisdampwood termitestermitesoldier termiteinsectsmandiblescastesocial insects