Synonyms for Termites:
Tsetse Flies, Cockroaches, Wasps, Fireflies, katydids, bluebottles, Locusts, centipedes, Scorpions, Mosquitoes, Crickets, boll weevils, Tarantulas, chinches, roaches, silverfishes, Horseflies, Houseflies, June bugs, ladybugs, Cicadas, praying mantises, tiger moths, nits, flies, Ticks, Yellow Jackets, Mites, Grasshoppers, blowflies, dragonflies, stinkbugs, dung beetles, Aphids, Spiders, Bedbugs, Gadflies, Chiggers, may flies, gnats, Butterflies, millipedes, midges, bookworms, Lice, Fleas, Ants, black widows, mantises, Moths, Fruit Flies, scarabs, earwigs, deer flies, Bees, daddy longlegs.
Usage examples for Termites
One of them approaches that wide- spreading locust- tree; he gazes up at the huge mud- brown structures that resemble hogsheads affixed to the forks of the branches, and he knows that the luscious termites are filling them to overflowing. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
He lived for scientific experiments and observations having to do with termites – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst