- Dampwood termites are known for destroying vegetation, especially citrus trees.
- They prefer to nest in or eat moist wood.
- Nevada dampwood termites prefer warmer and drier areas.
- They also prefer higher altitudes.
- Nevada dampwood termites do not create mud nests, but burrow within wood.
- They are a highly adaptable species of termite, and have even been found thriving in flooded areas.