The Coptotermes Michaelseni termites are found largely in the South West of Western Australia the soldiers of this species grow up to 4mm long while the Alates grow up to 11.5- 12mm. The workers are whitish and transparent. These are also wingless and are blind. The soldiers in the species are cream in color with large brown heads and mandibles. These are wingless and have no eyes. The Alates in this species are dark brown or black. This species of termites are found on fences, logs but prefer nesting underground. These termites rarely cause damage to buildings. It is hard to find these termites unless they emerge out of the ground.