Mound 73

Meridian shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Amitermes laurensis

Shape Classes

  • Meridian

Location

GPS
13° 49' 48" S, 143° 11' 60" E
Elevation
200m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:32.2C°

Mean Temperature:24C°

Coldest Month:15.4C°

0C°

On average, 1274mm of rain fall here each year, with 887mm (or 69.62%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil are primarily Ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1541333
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

A.V., S., T., O.-O., and R.D., J. (1983). "Orientation of the Termitaria of Two Species of Amitermes (Isoptera: Termitinae) from Northern Queensland." Aust. J. Zool., 31, 167-177.

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.