exclusive species

exclusive species

[ik′sklü·siv ′spē·shēz]
(ecology)
A species which is completely or nearly limited to one community.
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The exclusive species of each vegetation type had low densities (Table 2).
Among the species present, there are 28 exclusive endemics of this western region of Gran Canaria, while there are nine exclusive species in the N and E quadrants and 12 in the S quadrant.
A Chi-square test was used to test for differences in the distribution of foraging guilds and exclusive species.
Human beings separating into exclusive species is an unlikely occurrence unless whole populations are isolated from each other, say on different planets, or centers of consciousness are transferred to nonbiological systems that bypass the interrelatedness characteristic of genetics.
In his famous early study, Professor Levin demonstrated the unexpected fact that high biodiversity in a marine reef ecosystem could be maintained by moderate disturbance, and that expanding space permits the coexistence of mutually exclusive species in the same ecosystem.
In opposition to Waechter (1980), the specificity analysis among epiphytes and host trees revealed no exclusive species.
Also, we could define the B community with Parmotrema reticulatum as dominant species, Parmotrema conferendum, Physcia alba and Physcia erumpens as preferential species and Physcia aipolia, Pyxine cocoes and Myelochroa lindmanii as exclusive species.
The floristic composition of Hesperomeles ferruginea forests in the high elevation Andean range shows exclusive species such as Begonia corneta, Asplenium cuspidatum, Clusia cf.