Dome shaped mounds located in Kenya.
Diameter: 0.6m, Height: 0.3-0.5m
Note: c. ugandensis mounds are larger in general than mounds created by c. testaceous.
- Cubitermes ugandensis
- Cubitermes testaceous
- 0° 38' N, 34° 50' E
- Köppen Class
On average, 1800mm of rain fall here each year, with 681mm (or 37.83%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soil is primarily composed of Nitisols.
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