20/150: God Save the Queen!

Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Isoptera: Archotermopsidae: Zootermopsis: Zootermopsis angusticollis (Hagen, 1858)

Termites are insects that have survived for over 120 million years! Featured today is the Pacific Coast Dampwood Termite (Zootermopsis angusticollis). They are unlike most organisms by having complex social systems compromised of different castes of workers, soldiers and reproductives. Continue reading “20/150: God Save the Queen!”