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It has wings but I haven’t seen it fly - Incisitermes minor

It has wings but I haven’t seen it fly - Incisitermes minor
San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
January 9, 2019
Size: 3/8”
I first noticed two of these insects yesterday in my shower. I didn’t see them until after I turned on the water. They looked dead as they were floating down the drain. This morning I pull back the shower curtain and there were three of these insects. I picked one up to take a picture. It moved slowly. I kept making attempts to grab it and it did flap it’s wings but never flew. Please let me know what these are and how they are getting into my shower. I keep my windows closed and I live in an apartment with only a front door so I don’t think they flew in. My neighbor and I share a water heater and plumbing. Their bathroom issues can sometimes affect my bathroom a major clog in their bathtub caused blocked drains in mine. Silly question, but is it possible it is coming from their apartment to mine via the drains?

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It has wings but I haven’t seen it fly - Incisitermes minor It has wings but I haven’t seen it fly - Incisitermes minor

Western drywood termites
These are common structural pests and it is possible that there is an infestation within the building. Typically they are found in walls, as they nest in wood. This is an alate/swarmer, responsible for dispersing and founding new colonies.

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