Exotic Tree Termite Confirmed in Florida

Exotic Tree Termite Confirmed in Florida

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has confirmed the presence of an exotic tree termite, Nasutitermes corniger, in Broward County.

May 8, 2012

"The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) has confirmed the presence of an exotic tree termite, Nasutitermes corniger, in Broward County."

This termite was considered eradicated in 2003 but is reemerging in Florida.

FDACS action will include FREE treatment of termite nests.

A link to the FDACS page on this species and the action to be taken is available on the UF/IFAS Pest Alert site.

The UF/IFAS Pest Alert WWW site is located at http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/pestalert/.