Genera infesting wooden structures include Reticulitermes, Coptotermes, Psammotermes (Family Rhinotermitidae), Anacanthotermes (Hodotermitidae), and several species of Kalotermitidae. From Wordnik.com. [Chemical use in Africa~ opportunities and risks] Reference
Reticulitermes speratus, a Japanese species related to most common termites in the U.S. Like bees and ants, termites are social insects that have different castes for different jobs (such as workers and royalty). From Wordnik.com. [Scientific American] Reference
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