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swarming termites

swarming termites
Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, Harris County, Texas, USA
April 17, 2010
are the alates all males? how can you tell the unmated queens from males?

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Moved from ID Request.

Reproductive swarms
contain both males and females. Presumably, they can be differentiated on close examination; however, I couldn't tell you exactly what to look for (maybe the famales are larger?). Perhaps someone else will know.

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