Wood Borers

wood-borer-termite-identificationAppearance of Damage: The exit holes of the wood borer are (oval) and about 1/4 to 3/8 of an inch big, there may be many exit holes in the same area.

Behavior:  The adult will do very little damage however, the larva is what does a lot of damage. The life cycle of the Wood Borer is 3 to 12 years and the larva stage may last from 2 to 10 years. This borer can do a lot of damage in its life time!

Habitat: Lives in soft woods.

Economic Significance: This insect will reinfest the same wood over and over again doing a lot of damage in its life time.

Control: Do you live in Central Florida and think that this Wood Borer may be invading your home? Terma-Guard offers specialty treatments designed to control and eliminate this pest! Learn more about Tent Fumigation for this type of termite.

Terma-Guard treats both residential & commercial properties for Wood Borers throughout Central Florida.