Mound 64

Cone shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Amitermes vitiosus

Shape Classes

  • Cone

Location

GPS
19° 8' 60" S, 136° 48' E
Elevation
230m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
BWh

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:37.9C°

Mean Temperature:25.4C°

Coldest Month:9.6C°

0C°

On average, 387mm of rain fall here each year, with 251mm (or 64.86%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Calcic Luvisols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1462925
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.

Emerson, A. E. (1938). "Termite Nests--A Study of the Phylogeny of Behavior." Ecological Monographs, 8(2), 247-284.

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: Emerson, A. E. (1938). "Termite Nests--A Study of the Phylogeny of Behavior." Ecological Monographs, 8(2), 247-284.