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microhabitat

(mī′krō-hăb′ĭ-tăt′)
n.
A very small, specialized habitat, such as a clump of grass or a space between rocks.

microhabitat

a subdivision of a HABITAT that possesses its own particular properties, such as a MICROCLIMATE.

microhabitat

the normal environment, the natural home, of a microorganism.
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O efeito da poluicao sobre a distribuicao de borrachudos e a distribuicao do microhabitat, e pouco estudado na regiao Neotropical e com esse objetivo (PINTO et al.
Los dos primeros grupos de microhabitat estan asociado al sistema limnico.
Con el fin de contribuir al conocimiento de los EPT en los rios de la SNSM que tienen menos informacion disponible, el presente trabajo busca conocer la estructura y composicion de las formas inmaduras de los generos de Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera y Trichoptera en la parte media de cuatro rios distribuidos en los diferentes flancos de este macizo montanoso (Gaira, Tucurinca, Guatapuri y Rancherias), al igual que su distribucion en los microhabitats grava, hojarasca, macrofitas y piedra y su relacion con algunas variables fisicas y quimicas del agua.
Given the lack of information on breeding biology of the Sabine's Gull, we describe this unusually large colony and analyze information on Sabine's Gull nesting aggregation microhabitats taken from a large database of nest records collected in the YKD between 1986 and 2013.
Although the magnitude of desiccation stress generally increases landward, it can vary substantially between adjacent microhabitats, and organisms frequently take advantage of concentrated bits of moisture to survive, such as under algal canopies (Brawley and Johnson, 1991) or oyster shells (Grant and McDonald, 1979) or within crevices (Kensler, 1967).
We were unable to determine a specific pattern of reproductive activity and microhabitat use for species L.
In addition, we performed a small-scale translocation experiment within the Huntington Beach Wetlands Complex (HBWC) to test the microhabitat site fidelity of M.
Differences in microhabitat selected by captive-born giant panda cubs and their mothers
NMDS axes representing the microhabitat variation were labelled Microhabitat NMDS1 and Microhabitat NMDS2.
Out of the total five microhabitats involved in this analysis, only two, S3 (Clayey area covered with sand) and S4 (Interdunal sandy area) contributed prominently to the total variance in the species data while out of the three layers of soil, only L1 (0-2 cm depth) contributed the maximum to total species variance.
Se infirio el uso de microhabitat con base en la altura de percha y tipo sustrato en el cual se observo el organismo por primera vez.