Mound 75

Meridian shaped mound located in Australia.

Species

  • Amitermes meridionalis

Shape Classes

  • Meridian

Location

GPS
12° 40' 48" S, 130° 47' 24" E
Elevation
30m
Conditions
Grassland
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:34.6C°

Mean Temperature:27.4C°

Coldest Month:17.5C°

0C°

On average, 1559mm of rain fall here each year, with 1007mm (or 64.59%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soil are primarily Leptosols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
165926
FAO/IIASA/ISRIC/ISSCAS/JRC, 2012. Harmonized World Soil Database (version 1.2). FAO, Rome, Italy and IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria.

Sources

Duelli, P., and Delli-Klein, R. (1978). "Die magnetishce Nestaurchtung der australischen Kompasstermite Amitermes meridionalis." Bulletin de la Société Entomologique Suisse, 51, 337-342.

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: Duelli, P., and Delli-Klein, R. (1978). "Die magnetishce Nestaurchtung der australischen Kompasstermite Amitermes meridionalis." Bulletin de la Société Entomologique Suisse, 51, 337-342.