Definitions

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  • noun A genetically distinct population of plants, animals, or other organisms that is found in a particular habitat.

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

Etymologies

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From eco- +‎ type.

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.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • 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.

  • 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.'

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • 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

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

    One River

  • 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

  • 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

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