microhabitat

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microhabitat

[¦mī·krō′hab·ə‚tat]
(ecology)
A small, specialized, and effectively isolated location.
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reported that neighbourhood with less sunlight, tall and extensive vegetation with more dense shadows are the most favourable microhabitats where Ae.
For example, newly hatched juveniles of the marine snail Nucella emarginata (Deshayes, 1839) must hide in protective microhabitats to avoid predation and desiccation; otherwise, mortality levels reach 99%-100% within 4-5 h of emersion, compared to only 1.
Spatial and temporal distribution and microhabitat use of aquatic breeding amphibians (Anura) in a seasonally dry tropical forest in Chamela, Mexico
Tidal creek estuaries have narrow channelized aquatic microhabitats with relatively large intertidal mudflats interwoven with vegetated marsh plains.
We propose that CMF had less time learning skills from its mother and, therefore, CMF was found more in microhabitats with less bamboo and higher densities of vine and liana.
Here, an attempt was made to investigate the association of the Southeast Asian pygmy grasshoppers with microhabitats and proximity to water bodies.
They were 0-2 cm (L1), 2-4 cm (L2) and 4-6 cm (L3) of five microhabitats including (i) Lee-ward side of sand dune (S1), (ii) Wind-ward side of sand dune (S2), (iii) Clayey area covered with sand (S3), (iv) Interdunal sandy area (S4) and (v) shifting sand dune (S5).
Como resultado de esto, la preferencia de cada especie de acuerdo con los microhabitats disponible sera el reflejo de un rango eco-fisiologico de tolerancia dentro del ensamblaje (URBINA-CARDONA & LONDONO, 2003; URBINA-CARDONA et al.
Atraves do inventario taxonomico e geografico mundial de simuliidae de (ADLER e CROSSKEY, 2015) foi feito o levantamento da diversidade das especies da regiao Neotropical por paises e pelos artigos os microhabitats relacionados as especies.
In addition to these two microhabitats, there is a riparian microhabitat on the banks of the Olaria creek, with vegetation growing on terrain with a gentle slope that is not subject to flooding, despite being riparian (Araujo et al.
Identification and classification of freshwater microhabitats.
Las ninfas colonizan diferentes microhabitats del sistema acuatico y viven en aguas limpias y bien oxigenadas, aunque algunas especies pueden tolerar cierto grado de contaminacion organica, razon por la cual los efemeropteros hacen parte de uno de los grupos de la entomofauna acuatica de mayor utilizacion en evaluaciones ambientales sobre la calidad del agua y el habitat [41, 54].