Mound 63

Meridian mound located in Australia.

Height: 3.7m, Length: 3m

Species

  • Amitermes meridionalis

Shape Classes

  • Meridian

Location

GPS
13° 6' 17" S, 130° 50' 37" E
Elevation
100m
Conditions
Flats
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:35.4C°

Mean Temperature:27.1C°

Coldest Month:16C°

0C°

On average, 1402mm of rain fall here each year, with 904mm (or 64.48%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Sodic Planosols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1591328
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

F.J., G., and J.H., C. (1970). "Termites of the Australian Region." Biology of Termites, K. K., and W. F.M., eds., Academic Press, New York, 393-448.

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: Photo Credit: Ken Walker https://biocache.ala.org.au/occurrences/efb2ae5d-599e-4842-916b-ff34dc408805