Common wood infesting species in the Philippines
Lyctid (true) Powderpost beetles: Lyctus brunneus
Appearance: Brown, elongated and slightly flattened bodies with a prominent head that is not covered by its pronotum. It's life cycle is between 6 months to as long as four years.
Size: 6.5 mm in length
Cryptotermes cynocephalus Light and Cryptotermes dudleyi Banks
Appearance: Compared to subterranean termites, the heads of the Drywood Termites are rather rough, short, dark to black, almost looking like the face of a bulldog.
Size: Its soldiers have a body size in length of 3.5 to 5.0 mm