Mound 78

Mushroom shaped mounds located in Cameroon.

Species

  • Cubitermes spp.

Shape Classes

  • Mushroom

Location

GPS
3° 53' N, 11° 3' 60" E
Elevation
400m
Conditions
Forest
Köppen Class
Aw

Climate

50C°

Warmest Month:30.5C°

Mean Temperature:24.3C°

Coldest Month:18.9C°

0C°

On average, 1927mm of rain fall here each year, with 831mm (or 43.12%) of that falling during this locations' wettest quarter.

Local Soil

The local soils are orthic ferralsols.
LocationSand [%]Silt [%]Clay [%]
1391645
ISRIC – World Soil Information, 2013. Soil property maps of Africa at 1 km. Available for download at www.isric.org.

Sources

Dejean, A., Durand, J. L., and Bolton, B. (1996). "Ants Inhabiting Cubitermes Termitaries in African Rain Forest." Biotropica, 28(4), 701-713.

ISRIC – World Soil Information, 2013. Soil property maps of Africa at 1 km. Available for download at www.isric.org.

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.