stenotopic


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stenotopic

(stĕn′ə-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Able to adapt only to a narrow range of environmental conditions.
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Although undoubtedly incomplete, our findings provide criteria (known fish hosts) for selection of acceptable transplant sites, identify the stenotopic tendency of fish host relationships for the species, and establish a starting point for research directed towards recognition of other fish hosts within the currently identified fish families serving as hosts for the Epioblasma spp.
The use of stenotopic species is also recommended in studying the impact of human activities and management on arthropod communities (Samways 1993; New 1995; Dufrene & Legendre 1997).
alicastrum plantation is beneficial to the entire ranch production system because it functions as a dispersion and development area for stenotopic species limited to tree cover.
A stronger decrease is also observed for these species at the 10-group level (differences between alluvial grasslands and pond fringes); it is counterbalanced by a high INDVAL increase for several stenotopic species.