The soil volume of these mounds is large compared to that of even the biggest termitaria.
The large size of mounds compared to the volume of a living termitaria is another argument supporting their stability (cf.
5 %) from abandoned Trinervitermes trinervoides termitaria
(Haddad & Dippenaar-Schoeman 2002, 2006a) and five species (8.
and Uwumarongie-Ilori (2010) Immobilisation of As, Cr and Cu in CCA contaminated soil using lateriate and termitaria
Salik J, Herrera R, Jordan CF (1983) Termitaria
nutrient patchiness in nutrient deficient rainforest Biotropica 15, 1-7.
Each month we broke open three termitaria
and collected [approximately]5-10 g of each caste using forceps.