stenotherm


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stenotherm

[′sten·ə‚thərm]
(biology)
An organism able to tolerate only a small variation of temperature in the environment.
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Synonyms include Fluminicola columbianus, Fhindsi(in part); see Hershler and Frest, 1996; Hershler, 1999; lithophile, aufwuchs feeder; cold water stenotherm.
Lithophile, aufwuchs feeder, cold water stenotherm endemic to the Sublett Range, at 1 site only (a cold spring).
ananassae, which is restricted to tropical areas (David and Tsacas 1981), is basically cold intolerant, with the restricted thermal range of a stenotherm species.
The copepod Limnocalanus macrurus is a cold-water stenotherm found in post-glacial lakes in north temperate and Arctic latitudes of North America, Europe, and Asia.