syntopy

syntopy

the position of an organ relative to other organs.
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At the first locality, it was found in syntopy with Gryllus bimaculatus De Geer, 1773.
Considering the need to establish a morphological basis for the sonographic interpretation of this species, the present study aims to describe techniques for scanning and identifying the morphology, patterns of echogenicity and syntopy of the organs in the coelomic cavity of the red-footed tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonaria).
Further dietary studies of species in syntopy, with quantification of diets from all classes, will be necessary to determine the prevalence of the two patterns reported to date, i.
tesselata E from sites of syntopy in Presidio County, sorted into samples based on the foregoing color pattern characters, were also distinctive in the following scutellation character states (see Table 2) described for the former species followed by the latter species: postantebrachial scales granular (versus scales very slightly enlarged) and scales bordering the edge of the gular fold small (versus scales enlarged).
Both species have previously been reported to forage in syntopy (Parkinson 1979; Herd and Fenton 1993) and share summer day roosts (Verts and Carraway 1998).
Syntopy of two Tropidurus lizards species (Squamata: Tropiduridae) in a rocky cerrado habitat in central Brazil.
Multispecies coexistence of branchiopods (Anostraca, Notostraca & Spinicaudata) in temporary ponds of Chaouia plain (western Morocco): sympatry or syntopy between usually allopatric species.
aurantia seems to favor mesic sites, but the 2 species frequently occur in syntopy, within 1-3 meters of one another in the scrub (pers.
The association of this male with the female of the species is based on syntopy and the similarity of color, shape and pattern of the prosoma and legs.