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How can I tell the difference between a termite and a flying ant?

I found quite a few of these things near our window. Some were dead and some were crawling around. It looks like an ant with wings. Blah I hate these lil buggers. I have a picture if there are any bug experts out there. Thanks!

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Asked by anxious1stimer at 11:46 PM on May. 16, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Where is the pic?

    Answer by dancer at 11:49 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • A termites body is cigar shaped where as an ant is more hour glass. Can you post the picture?

    Answer by But_Mommie at 11:52 PM on May. 16, 2011

  • Exactly what But Mommie said.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:00 AM on May. 17, 2011

  • Termites also leave some sort of "dust" or "eggs" on surfaces that are visible.

    Answer by Samanthamommy at 1:10 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • What But Mommy said

    Answer by iam4you2 at 2:50 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • What they said ^

    Answer by cleanaturalady at 4:03 PM on May. 17, 2011

  • I am not sure.

    Answer by KTMOM at 1:00 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Eek lol

    Answer by chiquis at 8:15 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • Pic?

    Answer by DomsMama07 at 10:43 PM on May. 18, 2011

  • EEEK! Kill them all, whatever they are!

    Answer by Pnukey at 5:08 PM on May. 19, 2011

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