Cyclomorphosis

cyclomorphosis

[‚sī·klō′mȯr·fə·səs]
(ecology)
Cyclic recurrent polymorphism in certain planktonic fauna in response to seasonal temperature or salinity changes.

Cyclomorphosis

 

the succession of different generations of individuals of the same species caused by seasonal differences in living conditions. Cyclomorphosis is studied chiefly with reference to seasonal changes in the parthenogenetic generations of rotifers.

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Cyclomorphosis in Daphnia lumholtzi induced by temperature.
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Circulating chemicals have also been implicated in cyclomorphosis (Jacobs 1980) and wing dimorphism in insects.
Rotifer population in a Southeast Texas oxbow lake with empahsis on cyclomorphosis of Keratella cochlearis.
1997), their morphological variations called cyclomorphosis and adaptations (Wetzel 2001) and their ability to feed on different food type.
The nature and causes of cyclomorphosis in a species of the Bosmina longirostris complex.
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