Mound 23

Cone shaped mounds located in the Phillipines.

Species

  • Macrotermes gilvus

Shape Classes

  • Cone

Location

GPS
14° 59' 38" N, 120° 57' 14" E
Elevation
30m
Conditions
N/A
Köppen Class
Am

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:33.7C°

Mean Temperature:27C°

Coldest Month:20.8C°

0C°

On average, 2430mm of rain fall here each year, with 1356mm (or 55.8%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is composed of chromic vertisols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1152857
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

Dhang, P. (2011). "A Preliminary Study on Elimination of Colonies of the Mound Building Termite Macrotermes gilvus (Hagen) Using a Chlorfluazuron Termite Bait in the Philippines." Insects, 2(4), 486-490.

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.

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