Mound 38

Dome shaped mounds located in Australia.

Diameter: 1.9m, Height: 0.84m

Species

  • Nasitutermes exitiosus

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
35° 44' 3" S, 149° 17' 43" E
Elevation
1140m
Conditions
Forest
Köppen Class
Cfb

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:23.6C°

Mean Temperature:8.9C°

Coldest Month:-2.7C°

0C°

On average, 1000mm of rain fall here each year, with 257mm (or 25.7%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily composed of Sodic Planosols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1591328
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

Gay, F. J., and Wetherly, A. H. (1970). "THE POPULATION OF A LARGE MOUND OF NASUTITERMES EXITIOSUS (HILL) (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE)." Australian Journal of Entomology, 9(1), 27-30.

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.

Photo Source: Gay, F. J., and Wetherly, A. H. (1970). "THE POPULATION OF A LARGE MOUND OF NASUTITERMES EXITIOSUS (HILL) (ISOPTERA: TERMITIDAE)." Australian Journal of Entomology, 9(1), 27-30.