Termite Awareness Week – Termite Swarmers

March 6, 2021

Termite Swarmers – What Do They Mean for You?

As we enter termite awareness week, we will be focusing on subterranean termites in Memphis and the Mid South area. At certain times of the year, termite colonies produce “swarmers” – the winged adults (Figure 1) that fly away to form their own colonies. Swarming usually occurs during the daytime and is simply nature’s way of reminding you that termites are nearby. Here are some commonly asked questions about termite swarmers.

Read more at the North Carolina State Extension website.