Mound 59

Dome shaped mound located in Myanmar.

Species

  • Macrotermes gilvus malayanus

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
16° 49' 41" N, 96° 8' 6" E
Elevation
30m
Conditions
Grassy Urban
Köppen Class
Am

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:36.7C°

Mean Temperature:27.3C°

Coldest Month:17.8C°

0C°

On average, 2340mm of rain fall here each year, with 1463mm (or 62.52%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Eutric Gleysols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1363628
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

M.L., R., and O.B., C. (1961). "The Termite Macrotermes Gilvus Malayanus (Haviland) (Termitidae) in Burma." Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India, 27(5), 308-316.

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.

FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Photo Source: M.L., R., and O.B., C. (1961). "The Termite Macrotermes Gilvus Malayanus (Haviland) (Termitidae) in Burma." Proceedings of the National Institute of Sciences of India, 27(5), 308-316.