Termite Scale Farm
A young termite moves through a farm where the cows are scale insects and the fodder is a tree trunk. Kyogle, NSW.
A mess of winged termites try to escape down a hole when the nest is disturbed by the photographer. Woodgate, Qld.
Soldier Heterotermes termite in its sandy nest. Woodgate, Qld.
Termite workers inspect the space where part of their nest was. Kyogle, NSW.
Ant finds herself in a sticky situation after trying to raid a termite nest. Mundubbera, Qld.
Pheidole minor worker takes a termite home for dinner. Kyogle, NSW.
Nasute termites investigate a nest intrusion. Mapleton, Qld.
Soldiers investigate an opening in their tunnel system. Mapleton Falls, Qld.
A ring of nasute termites point their pointy bits at intruders. Mapleton, Qld.
Termite guard investigates a strange visitor. Mapleton, Qld.
Termite soldier attacks any threat with singular and fierce determination - in this case, it's me. Wilston, QLD.
Angry Termite Soldier
This is what happens when you stick your finger in a termite hole. Wilston, QLD.
This mandibular termite has a hole in the front of it's head from which it secretes a white substance - presumably defensive. Also quite notable are the scissor-like mandibles which cross over one another as the termite snips blindly away at threats like clumsy human fingers. Wilston, Qld.
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