Mound 66

Dome shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Nasutitermes magnus

Shape Classes

  • Dome

Location

GPS
19° 15' 36" S, 146° 49' 12" E
Elevation
10m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:31.7C°

Mean Temperature:24.1C°

Coldest Month:13.2C°

0C°

On average, 1111mm of rain fall here each year, with 730mm (or 65.71%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil is primarily Sodic Planosols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1362242
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.