ecophenotype


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ecophenotype

[‚ē·kō′phēn·ə‚tīp]
(ecology)
A nongenetic phenotypic modification in response to environmental conditions.
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These elements may represent an ecophenotype, but they may as well represent a transitional form to one of the Protopanderodus species known to succeed P.
Discrete morphospecies of siboglinid tubeworms from eastern Pacific vents were found on examination with molecular markers to be developmentally plastic ecophenotypes (Black et al.
Paired foraminiferal ecophenotypes in gulf coast estuaries: ecological and paleoecological implications.