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Termite? - Coptotermes formosanus

Termite? - Coptotermes formosanus
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
June 3, 2016
I found this in my bathroom sink and am very creeped out. Based on some pictures from this site, I am afraid this is a subterranean termite. It is in a ziploc bag, intact... Even though I desperately wanted to squash it.


Moved from ID Request.

it's termite
it looks like a reproductive that has already dropped its wings so it *could* have come in from outside

Thanks for the confirmation a
Thanks for the confirmation and the tiny glimmer of hope! Professionals will be dispatched on Monday.