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Formosan subterranean termite – Coptotermes formosanus

Formosan subterranean termite - Coptotermes formosanus

Eliminating an infestation of Formosan subterranean termites (Coptotermes formosanus) typically requires an in-ground or above-ground solid bait application, which can present an inconvenience to homeowners, particularly when baits must be placed inside the home. A newer method in development uses a fluid formulation of a similar bait that can be injected into infested wood. (Photo credit: Scott Bauer, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org)

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