xerothermic


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xerothermic

[¦zir·ə¦thər·mik]
(climatology)
Characterized by dryness and heat.
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It is a widespread species in xerothermic areas of Eurasia (Litterski & Ahti 2004).
The start of the Xerothermic, a stage warmer and dryer than the present, is usually dated to 8500 yr B.P.
The landscape then experienced an extended warm and dry spell known as the Hypsithermal Interval, or Xerothermic Period.
it has also been compared to the more xerothermic Koelerietalia splendentis Horvatic 1973 from the same region.
In central Europe, Dysdera spiders prefer xerothermic forests, particularly sites enriched by calcium.
However, if sexuals have a selective advantage over asexuals (e.g., in complex ecosystems or at xerothermic sites) this process may be reversed (Sterk 1987; Elzinga et al.
According to the xerothermic index (x) (BAGNOULS & GAUSSEN, 1953), and based on climatic data from the meteorological stations of volos (alt.