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Just saw a giant swarm of these fly out in between pavers and a door sill from a small crack in the ground here in New York City. There seemed to be hundreds of them swarming out very quickly. They are about ant-sized. Are they termites?

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Yes it looks to be Reticulitermes flavipes aka the Eastern Subterranean Termite.

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