endolithic


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endolithic

[¦en·də¦lith·ik]
(ecology)
Living within rocks, as certain algae and coral.
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Moreover, the precipitation of overgrowths likely occurred very rapidly because they formed prior to boring by endolithic organisms.
Effects of elevated pCO, on epilithic and endolithic metabolism of reef carbonates.
The role played by microorganisms, both endolithic and epilithic species, in the alteration of submerged stone materials is well known.
This is an endolithic lichen that leaves only a white stain on the rock, with dot-like perithecia, eating away depressions in limestone substrate, giving the rock a pitted appearance.
Calcification of exposed filaments of endolithic algae, micrite envelope formation and sediment production.
(*) Taxa used in quantitative analysis, 1) Epizoite on bigger hydroid colonies, 2) ecto-parasites on the hydroid Amphisbetia operculata, 3) endolithic organisms inhabiting BAS; 4) endobiont in the the gorgonean Tripalea clavaria, 5) specimens inhabiting fine sediments accumulated in cavities and crevices.
Among the topics are the distribution of microorganisms on ancient wall paintings as related to associated faunal elements, aerobiological research and problems in libraries, a laboratory investigation of the microbial degradation of silk, fungal growth on synthetic cloth from Apollo spacesuits, fungal bioturbation paths in a compact disk, microbial deterioration found in archaeological wood from different environments, epilithic and endolithic bacterial communities in limestone from a Maya archaeological site, and advantages of using microbial technology instead of conventional chemical technology to remove black crusts from stone surfaces of historical monuments.
Pyrenodesmia) in Italy shared similar lineages of Trebouxia (also shared with Lecanora rupicola) possibly associated with their spore reproduction and endolithic habit but a sorediate species (C.
an ancient music they try to recall because, although they can't quite hear the tune, they know if they could sing it that even their own wild rage and lust and death terrors would seem as beautiful as the endolithic algae that releases nitrogen into rocks so that junipers can milk them.