psammophilic

psammophilic

[¦sam·ə¦fil·ik]
(ecology)
Pertaining to an organism found in sand.
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For the Vertebrata that can be found in the HZ of Neotropical regions, some fish species were described as psammophilic (sand-dwelling), microphagous carnivores with sit-and-wait strategy or active foraging tactics, as Pygidianops spp.
Psammophilic species are associated with fine sand; this is the case of the Hemiosus of eastern Argentina.
Several genera in the Harnischia complex and two other represented genera, Rheosmittia and Lopescladius, are characteristic of the psammophilic community in fast-flowing water (Benke et al.
Using occurrence records to model historic distributions and estimate habitat losses for two psammophilic lizards.
A new genus and species of psammophilic scorpion from eastern Iran (Scorpiones: Buthi dae).
Psammophilic pastures are common in sandy areas and halophilous vegetation in saline depressions.