autecology

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autecology

An uncommon term for the study of a single organism or a single species and its interactions in an ecosystem.

autecology

the ecology of individual species as opposed to community ecology. Compare SYNECOLOGY.
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The autoecology of the hornet robber fly Asilus crabroniformis L.
Comparative autoecology of the lizard Cnemidophorus tigris in different parts of its geographic range.
Information about the autoecology and management effects on populations is available only for a limited number of species.