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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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.
Both ecophenotypes differ from other subspecies of G.