A few days ago we had the termite inspector round to check under the floors – luckily he didn’t find any infestations. We were just feeling relaxed about it when one flew onto the bed (and immediately dropped its wings)! Hopefully it’s only a “stray” from someone else’s house!!!


Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae (Subterranean Termites)
Coptotermes formosan (I think)
= ie-shiroari
= house termite

Identification: here

Location: Munakata Common (Google map).