Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A subdivision of an ecospecies consisting of a population that is adapted to a particular set of environmental conditions.

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  • n. A group of organisms, normally a subdivision of a species, that is adapted to a specific environment.

Etymologies

From eco- +‎ type. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If so-called compsognathids – all of them relatively small, ecologically and morphologically generalized, long-limbed, long-tailed theropods that hunt small vertebrate prey – are not a clade but are actually scattered about the base of the coelurosaur family tree, this likely indicates that this ecotype was the ancestral one for coelurosaurs.

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  • My two favorites are Durana Clover (native white ecotype for areas with a moderate climate) and Forage Chicory.

    So have any of you used food plots for hunting deer? i want to put one in this spring and get it ready for deer season.

  • Recently the UE Regulation nr. 1263/96 has given the "DOP" to San Marzano as typical regional product, thus renewing the interest in this ecotype.'

    At My Table

  • Today, KwaZulu-Cape Coastal Forest Mosaic is a highly fragmented ecotype.

    KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic

  • None of this proved resistance, but it suggested that the rubber trees growing in this small area of Colombia might represent an unusual and distinct ecotype worthy of further investigation.

    One River

  • He suggested that the trees be considered an ecotype, identified in the literature by the common name, Acre fino.

    One River

  • Compare with: cropping systems, agrosystems ecotype see: ecosystem encephalitis inflammation of the brain endemic

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  • There are distinct seashore and inland ecotypes; the seashore ecotype has been grown with water twice as salty as seawater.

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  • Harvesting seed from the prairie helps the monument ensure local ecotype seed is used.

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  • These size classes were above or below .95 cm for the reed ecotypes, and above or bellow .75 cm for the stonewort ecotype.

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