stenotopic


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stenotopic

[¦sten·ə¦täp·ik]
(ecology)
Referring to an organism with a restricted distribution.
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pterygocercus could have been derived by rapid stenotopic speciation (Prendini 2001a) from a fluvial-adapted population residing along a Tigris-Euphrates River that flowed through a dry Gulf out to the Strait of Hormuz.
The distribution of chironomids is driven by environmental conditions, especially temperature, and a considerable number of species are stenotopic (i.
Corridor function of road verge for dispersal of stenotopic heathland ground beetles (Carabidae).
6] yr) (Table 9), it appears that Atlantic coral assemblages still reflect the devastation from past extinction events (which differentially eliminated stenotopic species), as well as the apparent absence of extensive species diversification within the province.