Size – About 6 to 10mm in length
Colour – Brown head with a white creamy body
Subterranean Termites queen can lay a few thousand eggs per day and can increase their population in a colony greatly. Subterranean termites are social pest and the workers work 24 hours a day without resting destroying and feeding on wood and materials containing cellulose such as carton boxes, books and card boards. A matured 20 year old subterranean termite queen can lay up to 20,000 eggs per day. Subterranean Termites depends greatly on moisture and the workers will construct mud-tunnels to travel between food source and nest.