Mushroom shaped mounds located in Senegal.
- Cubitermes nikoloensis
- 12° 48' 60" N, 14° 52' 60" W
- Köppen Class
On average, 1109mm of rain fall here each year, with 854mm (or 77.01%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soils are eutric gleysols.
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