autoecology


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autoecology

[‚ȯd·ō i′käl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
The study of how a particular species responds to the environment. Also spelled autecology.
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With this paper we sought to contribute to the knowledge of the autoecology of secondary species, specifically the capacity of the species to grow under an increasing soil acidity condition and the importance of substrate variation in the characteristics of tropical secondary forests.
Autoecology of the adult horn fly, Haematobia irritans (L.), (Diptera: Muscidae).
The autoecology of this species has been studied extensively.
Behavioural data collection is the main method used to evaluate the ecological traits of primate species, in a general manner, and it is especially important for early descriptions of the autoecology of any given species (e.g., Alonso and Langguth, 1989; Passamani, 1998; Silva et al., 2011, among others).
It may also be inferred that both the biological spectrum and the dispersal syndromes are of fundamental importance for understanding the structure and function of this phytocenose and in particular the caatinga vegetation of northeast Brazil, perhaps one of the areas on the planet which is most threatened by anthropic action and yet one of the least known in terms of autoecology.
Autoecology and description of Mummucia mauryi (Solifugae, Mummuciidae), a new solifuge from Brazilian semi-arid Caatinga.
Considering the few studies published on the autoecology of this fish and the recent changes of the environments where the species lives, the following objectives were proposed in our study: (1) identifying and describing habitats occupied by G.
In addition, the autoecology and behavioral ecology of the target species (McCarthy et al.