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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.
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microhabitat

a subdivision of a HABITAT that possesses its own particular properties, such as a MICROCLIMATE.
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Microhabitat use: Platymantis hazelae was found mainly in arboreal microhabitats, ranging from ~0.5 m to 5 m above the ground.
2004), our research found that, although the three syntopic species exist in overlapping microhabitats, the habitat utilization patterns are significantly different.
To determine microhabitat segregation among the three species, we used a modified point-sampling technique (Joern 1982).
We confirmed that the difference in Hsp70 expression can be attributed to microhabitats and the active temperature range.
In structurally much more complex rainforest networks, however, arboreal generalist predators with a broad range of vertical distribution and microhabitats, such as the common Cu.
Microhabitats. La seleccion de los microhabitats por parte de los anuros en el sitio de estudio, podria estar determinada por la disponibilidad de estos en cada tipo de vegetacion (Fig.
In addition, we surveyed the size distribution of juveniles in field intertidal microhabitats that differed in humidity levels to determine whether desiccation tolerance is reflected in the microhabitats occupied by these juvenile snails.
The Channel had more eelgrass than other available habitats but was also the coolest microhabitat, with temperatures below what M.
Selection of herpetofauna hibernacula can be related to specific microhabitat variables (Ultsch 1989, Claussen et al.
They were 0-2 cm (L1), 2-4 cm (L2) and 4-6 cm (L3) of five microhabitats including (i) Lee-ward side of sand dune (S1), (ii) Wind-ward side of sand dune (S2), (iii) Clayey area covered with sand (S3), (iv) Interdunal sandy area (S4) and (v) shifting sand dune (S5).
Se determinaron cuatro substratos o microhabitats principales: piedra o roca en la zona de rapidos, grava, musgo adherido a rocas y hojas retenidas en la corriente.
Os meios utilizados para obtencao dos dados referentes aos microhabitats dos simulideos na regiao Neotropical foram Scielo, Pubmed, Sci-hub, Google Academico, livros, revistas e artigos com um periodo de 1945 ate 2015.