eurytopic


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eurytopic

[‚yu̇r·ə′täp·ik]
(ecology)
Referring to organisms which are widely distributed.
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This suggests its characterization as a cosmopolitan and eurytopic species, which allows its wide distribution in Sepetiba Bay and denotes its high ecological value.
Thus, we definitely cannot assume the communities in the present study area, which are composed of a selection of the most eurytopic taxa, to be driven solely by anthropogenic factors.
Darwinula stevensoni and Stenocypris major are the only two species with a wide geographic distribution, and are known to be eurytopic species, i.
Consultation of relevant ecological literature reveals, for example, for the recorded Coleoptera, that all 6 species are eurytopic and showed no feeding preferences for spiders or insect remains.
Temperate species are much more eurytopic, inhabiting broad areas including several different ecological habitats (Edmonds 1994).
The former survived the extinction through some eurytopic or mountain adapted species (e.
Twenty-one species were found to be eurytopic (Table 1 A), living either in all reef zones (6 species) or in diverse and extreme environmental conditions.
Epiphyte and macrophyte grazer; eurytopic in temperature and habitat preferences; found over most of the U.
Eurytopic host use by two congeneric species of freshwater mussel (Pelecypoda: Unionidae: Anodonta).