Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to ecotones.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • When there is no more edge, when the sea finally abuts the city, they will just migrate to new ecotonal pastures.

    Microcoasts

  • With their characteristically diverse habitat complexes, forest savanna mosaics support a high proportion of ecotonal habitats, which have high species richness and are possible locii of tropical differentiation and speciation.

    WWF Ecoregions of the Albertine Rift

  • With their characteristically diverse habitat complexes, forest savanna mosaics support a high proportion of ecotonal habitats, which have high species richness and are possible locii of tropical differentiation and speciation.

    Ecoregions of Uganda (WWF)

  • However, the combination of smaller ecotonal habitats allows the area to support a variety of mammals, including possibly the largest populations of African elephant and African wild dog on the continent.

    Ecoregions of Tanzania (WWF)

  • With their characteristically diverse habitat complexes, forest savanna mosaics support a high proportion of ecotonal habitats, which have high species richness and are possible locii of tropical differentiation and speciation.

    Ecoregions of Congo, Democratic Republic of (WWF)

  • Situated between the Eurosiberian and the Mediterranean biogeographic regions in Europe, the Alps represent an ecotonal mountain system and are divided in three major sectors.

    Alps conifer and mixed forests

  • In addition, A. concolor and A. magnifica shastensis associations, which are widespread in California and southwestern Oregon, occur along the eastern slopes of the Southern Oregon Cascades, reflecting another ecotonal zone in this region.

    Eastern Cascades forests

  • Global climate change may again alter the ecotonal nature of the Karoo/Kalahari-highveld grassland in the extreme west of the ecoregion, with arid-adapted species of the Karoo/Kalahari ecoregions encroaching onto sweet grassland.

    Highveld grasslands

  • Forest remnants comprise approximately 900 km2 of semi-deciduous forests and 420 km2 of ecotonal vegetation (Atlantic forest transition to Caatinga dry forest).

    Pernambuco interior forests

  • The Cantabric Mountain system constitutes an ecotonal zone between the Eurosiberian and the Mediterranean biogeographic regions in Europe, which spreads in a west-east direction along 600 kilometers (km), from the Galician Atlantic coasts (Finisterre Cape) to the Western extreme of the Pyrenees in the Basque country.

    Cantabrian mixed forests

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.