Photo Credit: University of Nebraska, Department of Entomolgy
Subterranean termite worker
Size: 1/4 inch long.
Where/When: Associated with mud tubes and essentially never seen out in the open. Could be seen through out the year.
Significance: Colonies nest in the soil and attack wood. Very damaging to homes. Termites are generally uncommon in Minnesota. They are more common in southern Minnesota and more rare to non-existent as you travel north.