Termites are social insects that live in highly organized colonies. Like many insects. Termites have a egg, immature and adult stage. Termites belong to the Order Isoptera. The four groups of termites worker, soldier, immature individuals and reproductives have a particular role in the colony. The workers which are sterile, blind and wingless tend the eggs feed the soldiers and the young. Protozoan living in the termites digestive tract convert wood to sugar. Purpose of the Soldiers is to defend the colony. reproductives supply the colony with new individuals . Queen is usually sealed into a chamber where they are tended by workers. Most termites are whitish. Winged termites are darker in color. Termites are six legged .Their bodies are soft. There are two main types of termites.
(1) Subterranean Termites-------------------------(2) Dry wood Termites