Comparison of Winged Ants and Termites

Ants: Wings of different sizes; antennae "elbowed"; pinched "waist."Termites: wings of equal size; antennae straight; no pinched "waist."

This article originally appeared in the March 30, 1994 issue, p. 38.

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