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Termites: Isoptera

Physical Characteristics, Diet, Behavior And Reproduction, Termites And People, Conservation Status, Eastern Subterranean Termite (reticulitermes Flavipes): Species AccountsGEOGRAPHIC RANGE, HABITAT

EASTERN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE (Reticulitermes flavipes): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
BLACK MACROTERMES (Macrotermes carbonarius): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
BLACK-HEADED NASUTE TERMITE (Nasutitermes nigriceps): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
LINNAEUS'S SNAPPING TERMITE (Termes fatalis): SPECIES ACCOUNTS
WIDE-HEADED ROTTENWOOD TERMITE (Zootermopsis laticeps): SPECIES ACCOUNTS

Termites are found in warmer regions of the world, especially in the tropics and subtropics, or regions that border on the tropics.

Most termites prefer to live in warm, humid climates, especially at low altitudes along river valleys and in coastal areas. Other species are found in mountain forests, deserts, and grasslands.

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Animal Life ResourceInsects and Spiders