Mushroom shaped mounds located in Congo.
Height: 0.5m, 0.3m
- Cubitermes fungifaber
- Noditermes lamanianus
- 4° 14' S, 12° 26' E
- Köppen Class
On average, 1360mm of rain fall here each year, with 609mm (or 44.78%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.
Local SoilThe local soil is ferralitic.
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Photo Source: Photo Credit: Lucy http://insearchofmamiwata.blogspot.com/2011/07/mayumba-gabon-to-conkouati-congo-after.html