Mound 47

Cathedral and Dome shaped mounds located in India.

Species

  • Odontotermes obesus

Shape Classes

  • Cathedral
  • Dome

Location

GPS
17° 40' 12" N, 80° 31' 48" E
Elevation
50m
Conditions
Forest
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:40.5C°

Mean Temperature:27.9C°

Coldest Month:16.2C°

0C°

On average, 1080mm of rain fall here each year, with 737mm (or 68.24%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soils are primarily chromic luvisols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1392734
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

A. Nageswara Rao, C. H. S., and C.H. Sammaiah (2013). "Diversity and Density of Termite Mounds in Bhadrachalam Forest Region, Andhra Pradesh." The Bioscan, 1(10), 81-86.

A. Nageswara Rao, S. S., and Chinta Sammaiah (2012). "Bio-Diversity in Bhadrachalam Forest Region, Khammam District, Andhra Pradesh." Journal of Biodiversity, 3(1), 55-59.

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: A. Nageswara Rao, C. H. S., and C.H. Sammaiah (2013). "Diversity and Density of Termite Mounds in Bhadrachalam Forest Region, Andhra Pradesh." The Bioscan, 1(10), 81-86.