Cathedral shaped mounds located in Uganda.
Mounds built by m. herus are noted to be more rounded than those of m. bellicosus.
- Macrotermes bellicosus
- Macrotermes herus
- 1° 23' 60" N, 32° 50' E
- Savannah Woodland
- Köppen Class
On average, 1200mm of rain fall here each year, with 447mm (or 37.25%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soil is primarily composed of haplic ferralsols.
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