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rhomboid

1. a parallelogram having adjacent sides of unequal length
2. having such a shape

rhomboid

[′räm‚bȯid]
(mathematics)
A parallelogram whose adjacent sides are not equal.
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linearis MP Caloneis bacillum, Diatomella, Frustulia rhomboides, Gyrosigma acuminatum, Navicula eliliptica, N.
8), por la condicion trofica, registran diversidades un poco mas bajas, por ser ambientes mas estables, las especies son mucho mas intensas y favorecen la exclusion competitiva, lleva a la dominancia de una especie (Brucet, 2003), como fue el caso de Frustulia rhomboides (13.
Family: Amphipleuraceae Frustulia rhomboides (Ehrenb.
cryptocephala, Nitzchiafiliformes, Frustulia rhomboides, y Eunotia binularis, Schroderella sp.
viridis to the generalistic sympatric pinfish Lagodon rhomboides.
Lemmermann Epithemia adnata (Kutzing) Brebisson Frustulia rhomboides (Ehrenberg) X X de Toni Gomphonema gracile Ehrenberg Gyrosigma acuminatus (Kutzing) X X Aulacoseira granulata (Ehrenberg) X X X X X Simonsen Navicula viridula (Kutzing) X X Ehrenberg Nitzschia hungarica Grunow N.
Nelson (1979) suggested that the observed amphipod change was the result of predation by the pinfish Lagodon rhomboides.
2:45 STOMACH CONTENT ANALYSIS OF PINFISH, LAGODON RHOMBOIDES, FROM WIDGEONGRASS BEDS, RUPPIA MARITIMA, IN THE GRAND BAY NERR
Highly acidic sites were characterized by a dominant flora of Eunotia exigua, Frustulia rhomboides, Klebsormidium rivulare, and Microspora tumidula.
holbrooki appears to have similar habits to the other common sparid in our area, Logodon rhomboides, which despite its primarily herbivorous adult diet, feeds actively on small crustaceans in preference to algae when these animals are available (Holmlund et al.
The reader of this volume is put in mind of Gulliver's meal in the Floating Island of Laputa: in the first course there was a shoulder of mutton "cut into an Equilateral Triangle," a piece of beef "into Rhomboides," and a pudding "into a cycloid," whilst the bread was cut "into Cones, Cylinders, Parallelograms, and several other Mathematical Figures" (155).
Each section of the tank received one of three species of organisms with potential for site disturbance that were commonly seen at the transplant sites: thinstripe hermit crab Clibanarius vittatus, blue crab Callinectes sapidus, and pinfish Lagodon rhomboides.