Termites Sentence Examples
Termites rear sharp pointed " hills," often over 20 ft.
The wood was eventually eaten by termites, leaving a space.
The termites, or socalled " white ants," inflict great damage on wooden buildings.
A characteristic of the country in the neighbourhood of the lake are the "hills" of the termites (white ants).
Most destructive, also, are the termites or white ants, whose ravages are to be seen in the crumbling woodwork and furniture of all habitations in the hot zones.Advertisement
Many of the houses today are in a delapidated state, as the wood is easily attacked by termites.
It will alert you when you have mice or termites.
The forests contain valuable timber trees such as African oak or teak (Oldfieldia Africana), rosewood, ebony, tamarind, camwood, odum - whose wood resists the attacks of termites - and the tolmgah or brimstone tree.
Mosquitoes, termites, bees, ants, centipedes, millipedes, locusts, grasshoppers, butterflies, dragonflies, sandflies and spiders' are found in immense numbers.
It is of nocturnal and burrowing habits, and feeds on decomposed animal substances, larvae and termites.Advertisement
Their economy is fully described in a special article on Termites.
For Termitidae see TERMITES.
In Rhodesia and on the east coast the tsetse fly is found and termites are widely distributed.
Its food consists mainly of termites, to obtain which it opens their nests with its powerful sharp anterior claws, and as the insects swarm to the damaged part of their dwelling, it draws them into its mouth by means of its long, flexible, rapidly moving tongue covered with glutinous saliva.
The chief pests are mosquitoes, termites and the serut, a brown fly about the size of a wasp, with a sharp stab, which chiefly attacks cattle.Advertisement
Tall red mounds of earth, the work of voracious subterranean termites, pepper the landscape as far as the eye can see.
It is a catholic feeder which will take mammals the size of a dik-dik but it eats termites.
Those include mites, termites (or white ants), thread blight, grey blight, caterpillars (naked or in bags) and caterpillars armed with stinging hairs to protect them, and borers, red and black, some of which eat the core out of the wood, while others content themselves with eating only the bark.
You're going to have to call an exterminator in order to eradicate the termites.
Nothing can ruin an idyllic setting like termites.Advertisement
Some other major benefits to installing vinyl siding in a rustic setting are that it doesn't rot or splinter and it is impervious to termites and other pests.
These woods often have a green cast and have been impregnated with copper and other compounds to make them resistant to rot and termites.
The property must be free from termites, or any other infestation.
It even gives examples of where to look for common household pests such as wasps and termites.
A year later Rowe and his crew returned to Vexcon for an episode about termites.Advertisement
The most numerous of all, however, and perhaps the most harmful to civilized man, are the termites and ants, which are found everywhere in the uninhabited campo and forest regions, as well as in the cultivated districts.
Of insects Africa has many thousand different kinds; of these the locust is the proverbial scourge of the continent, and the ravages of the termites or white ants are almost incredible.
The termites, or " white ants," are exceptionally destructive because of their habit of tunnelling through the softer woods of habitations and furniture, while some species of ants, like the sadba, are equally destructive to plantations because of the rapidity with which they strip a tree of its foliage.