The Porotermes Adamsoni is a damp wood termite that gets distinguished for its orange head and rectangular black toothed jaws. The termites in this species grow up to 2 cm long. This species of termites get majorly found in south-western and eastern mainland of Australia. The termites build their nests in eucalypt trees, logs and the decaying stumps. The Porotermes Adamsoni produce cylindrical hollows in the heartwood of the host trees. These termites don’t build external plastering and runways. These species are mostly found in forests but also found in gardens, fences, and buildings. The termites don’t build large colonies instead they prefer to live in small independent groups.