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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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1982: The tramp ant Wasmannia auropunctata: autoecology and effects on ant diversity and distribution on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
We therefore attached radiotransmitters to another 16 adult wetapunga (8 female and 8 male) in May 2009 to (1) obtain autoecology information about wetapunga, (2) evaluate the feasibility of using radiotransmitters to monitor wetapunga after their planned translocation to other islands, and (3) determine whether current monitoring techniques are effective.
& PAEZ DE VILLACIS., 1982.- The trap ant Wasmannia auropunctata: autoecology and effects on ant diversity and distribution on Santa Cruz Island, Galapagos.
In Autoecology of Selected Organisms: Achievements and Problems (Cherchi, A., ed.), Bolletino della Societa Paleontologica Italiana, Special Volume, 3, 205-211.
Our macrofossil evidence for spruce within zonal steppe-tundra vegetation raises questions about the autoecology and physiology of spruce near the onset of the last glaciation.
This relationship could be explained by the autoecology of seagrasses (Kentula and McIntire, 1986), since light decreases during winter, the plant uses its energy to produce fewer shoots with a large number of leaves so they have more access to light.
The autoecology of the hornet robber fly Asilus crabroniformis L.
The areal distribution and autoecology of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, off the west coast of North America.
Distribution and autoecology of the white shark in the eastern North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea.