Mound 15

Dome shaped mounds located in Malaysia.

Species

  • Macrotermes malaccensis

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
5° 26' 47" N, 100° 13' 6" E
Elevation
50m
Conditions
Lowland Forest
Köppen Class
Af

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:32.5C°

Mean Temperature:26.8C°

Coldest Month:21.9C°

0C°

On average, 2700mm of rain fall here each year, with 1063mm (or 39.37%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil includes Orthic Acrisols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1402436
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

Jasmi, A. H., and Ahmad, A. H. (2011). "Termite Incidence on an Araucaria Plantation Forest in Teluk Bahang, Penang." Insects, 2(4), 469-474.

FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Hijmans, R.J., S.E. Cameron, J.L. Parra, P.G. Jones and A. Jarvis, 2005. Very high resolution interpolated climate surfaces for global land areas. International Journal of Climatology 25: 1965-1978.

Peel MC, Finlayson BL & McMahon TA (2007), Updated world map of the Köppen-Geiger climate classification, Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 11, 1633-1644.