Drywood Termite Droppings (Frass) Pictures for Identification

Drywood Termite Droppings, pellets, termite excrement, or termite frass…whatever you say it you need to find termite droppings in house. Look at the Drywood termite frass photos for Drywood termite identification.

Important Note: Termite droppings is a warning sign of Termite activity. Don’t clean it droppings until after Termite inspector has confirmed the termite identification.

drywood termite droppings

Image courtesy: thrasherpestcontrol.com

What do Drywood termite droppings (poop) look like?

This termite droppings look like sand mixed with coffee grounds. More interesting information about Drywood termite pellets are

  • Magnified version of droppings look like smooth shape of arborio rice.
  • Termite frass less than 1/25 inch long and hard.
  • Drywood termite droppings are not harmful or smelly.
  • It derive their nutrition from wood cellulose.
  • Termite undigested particles are excreted as fecal droppings.

Termite Droppings Closeup

termite pellet closeup

  • Drywood termite colonies eject droppings via a small in the external surface of wood.
  • You can find their frass – small piles under infested wood.
  • If you found round hole in the wood & wood powder, it might wood boring beetles not drywood termite pellets.

About Arun Vasudev N

Arun Vasudev N is a Blogger, Programmer and Former Multimedia Trainer. He have 12 years experience in computer field.

View all posts by Arun Vasudev N →