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Termite Swarmer
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Know the Difference

Flying ants and termites are often mistaken for each other. While similar in size, they have several notable differences:

Flying Ant

Pinched waist
Long legs
Elbowed antennae
Two pairs of wings, rear wings smaller than front
Wings have few well-defined veins

Swarming Termite

Broad waist
Short legs
Straight antennae
Two pairs of wings the same size and shape
More and finer veins in wings create a lace-like appearance

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