Genus : Trinervitermes
Family: Termitidae (Insecta/Isoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal
Grass eating insects which are mainly nocturnal. These insects lack biting mandibles but the soldier caste can shoot a corrosive substance out of their snouts. Alates emerge and fly away after good rains.
Insect (6 legs)
- Notes: The workers are pale cream and the soldiers have brown snouted heads.
- Colour: Cream
- Notes: The alates have smokey brown wings and brown bodies
- Colour: Brown
- Snouted harvester termite
- NOTES: Make large mounds in the veld. Mound may be broken open by aardvarks.
- HABITAT NAME: Veld
- The substance squirted by the soldier caste is corrosive
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