autoecology


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autoecology

[‚ȯd·ō i′käl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
The study of how a particular species responds to the environment. Also spelled autecology.
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Behavioural data collection is the main method used to evaluate the ecological traits of primate species, in a general manner, and it is especially important for early descriptions of the autoecology of any given species (e.
The success of any restoration activity depends on many factors, such as knowledge of phytosociological aspects, population structure and species autoecology (VAN NOORDWIJK et al.
Considering the few studies published on the autoecology of this fish and the recent changes of the environments where the species lives, the following objectives were proposed in our study: (1) identifying and describing habitats occupied by G.
Autoecology and description of Mummucia mauryi (Solifugae, Mummuciidae) a new solifuge from Brazilian semi-arid caatinga.
In addition, the autoecology and behavioral ecology of the target species (McCarthy et al.
However, the high diversity of phytoplankton species in freshwater and lack of knowledge of their autoecology make predictions possible only at the division level.
According to Rocha (2002), only 30% of the freshwater invertebrate diversity is presently known and some taxon as Porifera, Cnidaria, Platyhelminthes, Nemertea, Nematoda, Nematomorpha, Bryozoa, Annelida and several insect groups need specialists, collections and/or minimum updated information on identification, distribution and autoecology.
For the general description of the genus and for further information on autoecology refer to Fage (1919) and Deeleman-Rehinold (1978).
Knowledge of the autoecology of constituent species needs to be incorporated in making statements concerning pollution levels in various areas.