What insect will eat termites?

Answer Dragonflies eat termites; dragonflies in midflight prey on termites and other insects. Humpback flies also eat termites---these insects look like "regular" flies, but have a hump in their abdomen. ... Read More »

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What will kill termites?

Termites eat along the grain inside timber, leaving a hollowed core. The Eastern Subterranean Termite can consume one foot of a two-inch by four-inch stud in four months. A larger colony will do ev... Read More »

Will termites eat cypress?

Termites do eat cypress, but, according to studies conducted by the University of Florida, they greatly prefer the soft sapwood from young cypress trees over the dense heartwood of older specimens.... Read More »

How far will termites travel for food?

Individual termites will travel up to 330 feet from their colony or nest to search for food sources, according to Iowa State University. A single termite colony may cover up to half an acre in sear... Read More »

Will boric acid kill termites?

Boric acid kills termites by simultaneously dehydrating them and attacking their central nervous system. The most effective way to use boric acid against termites is to make bait stations and place... Read More »