Mound 69

Cone shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Tumulitermes westraliensis

Shape Classes

  • Cone

Location

GPS
31° 53' 60" S, 116° 10' 12" E
Elevation
300m
Conditions
Forest
Köppen Class
Csa

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:31.8C°

Mean Temperature:16.7C°

Coldest Month:6.3C°

0C°

On average, 974mm of rain fall here each year, with 544mm (or 55.85%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil are primarily Rhodic Ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1531334
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.

G.F., H. (1921). "New and rare Australian termites, with notes on their biology." Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 46, 433-456.

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.