Top25 of the species that are at the highest altitude

Family Genus Species City Country Height
Archotermopsidae Zootermopsis coloradensis Florissant United States of America 2.650,00m.
Mastotermitidae Mastotermes aethiopicus East Shewa Ethiopia 2.484,90m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes minor Carr Can., Huachuca Mts., ARIZ., IV-5-61, W.L. Nutting United States of America 2.161,70m.
Mastotermitidae khanitermes acutipennis Southwest of Tsagaan-Ovoo, 33 km north of Bayanlig sum, southeast of Ikhee Bogd Mongolia 1.905,80m.
Termitidae Anoplotermes fumosus Aguascalientes Mexico 1.870,90m.
Hodotermitidae Ulmeriella rubiensis Between Peterson and Morman Creeks, sec. 23, T7S, R5W, Madison County, Montana. United States of America 1.818,60m.
Rhinotermitidae Reticulitermes tibialis United States of America 1.807,30m.
Hodotermitidae Hodotermes mossambicus Nakuru Kenya 1.803,40m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes snyderi Mexico 1.795,20m.
Termitidae Aparatermes cingulatus El Mollar Antigua & Barbuda 1.748,60m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes minor undefined United States of America 1.535,00m.
Kalotermitidae Marginitermes hubbardi Palmerlee United States of America 1.533,50m.
Archotermopsidae Hodotermopsis sjostedti Sa Pa ward Vietnam 1.526,90m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes minor Hwy 80 4 miles NW Bisbee United States of America 1.502,70m.
Termitidae Microcerotermes mzilikazi 26 miles south Johannesburg South Africa 1.488,80m.
Archotermopsidae Zootermopsis laticeps Nicksville United States of America 1.471,10m.
Hodotermitidae Hodotermes mossambicus Middelburg South Africa 1.468,40m.
Hodotermitidae Hodotermes mossambicus Pretoria South Africa 1.451,70m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes minor Dragoon Road United States of America 1.432,30m.
Termitidae Macrotermes falciger 15 miles W Harare (=Salisbury) Zimbabwe 1.396,20m.
Rhinotermitidae Heterotermes convexinotatus Mexico 1.377,10m.
Hodotermitidae Hodotermes mossambicus Weenen KZN South Africa 1.343,30m.
Termitidae Macrotermes annandalei Tambon Tha Pla Duk Thailand 1.334,20m.
Kalotermitidae Incisitermes minor Palomines, ARIZ., Pedro R. bottom, IV-5-61, W.L. Nutting United States of America 1.287,10m.
Termitidae Macrotermes vitrialatus Warmbaths South Africa 1.259,50m.

Countries with more termite species

Country Total
China 469 Species
Brazil 335 Species
India 281 Species
Australia 262 Species
Indonesia 240 Species
Malaysia 219 Species
Congo (DRC) 198 Species
Nigeria 140 Species
South Africa 129 Species
Tanzania 119 Species
Cameroon 118 Species
Kenya 108 Species
Guinea 101 Species
Congo 99 Species
Bolivia 90 Species
Côte d'Ivoire 88 Species
Thailand 87 Species
Angola 84 Species
Guyana 82 Species
Uganda 80 Species
French Guiana 78 Species
Dominican Republic 76 Species
Ghana 73 Species
Papua New Guinea 72 Species
Mexico 71 Species

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Each point indicates an approximate location where termites were detected at some point. If any data point is located in an existing structure, it was purely fortuitous. It does not necessarily indicate a current active infestation, but it does indicate that the species was detected within the area.