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Table 2 Site of termite infestation of buildings

From: Studies on termite infestation of buildings in Ase, a rural community in the Niger Delta of Nigeria

Site of termite infestation Termite species % Infestation in infested houses
Window frame Nasutitermes spp. A, B, and C
Amitermes spp. A and B
Neotermes spp B
43.75
Door frames Microcerotermes spp.
Nasutitermes spp. A and B
62.5
Wooden frame of the roof Nasutitermes spp. A and B
Neotermes spp. A and B
Amitermes spp. A
43.75
Wood around the houses/fences Nasutitermes spp. C and B
Amitermes spp. A
56.25
Wall (mud tubes) in and outside the house Nasutitermes spp. A and B
Amitermes spp. A and B
87.75
Floor and under carpets Odontotermes spp.
Neotermes spp. A
Amitermes spp. A
18.75
Ceiling Nasutitermes spp. A 18.75
Bathroom walls Nasutitermes spp. B
Amitermes spp. A
6.25
Kitchen walls Amitermes spp. A
Nasutitermes spp. B
6.25
Furniture Amitermes spp. A 6.25