xerothermic


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xerothermic

(zîr′ə-thûr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Both dry and hot: a xerothermic climate.
2. Adapted to or flourishing in an environment that is both dry and hot: xerothermic organisms.
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Spiders of the genus Dysdera (Dysderidae) are ground dwellers characteristic of xerothermic forests of the Mediterranean and adjacent areas.
In the Czech Republic and Hungary this species occurs in xerothermic forests on slopes (e.
It occurs on bed-rocks rich in minerals within xerothermic natural (Quercus spp.
Sexual populations occur in xerothermic forests (Quercus spp.
Dysdera adriatica occurs in various xerothermic forests and shrubland, mainly with dominant Carpinus betulus, Fagus sylvatica, Quercus cerris or Pinus nigra.
monitoring execution of habitats: 6210 * Xerothermic grasslands Festuco-Brometea (12 nature reserves), 91I0 thermophilic oak Quercetalia pubescenti-petraeae (1 landscape); b.
which provides grazing sheep Olkusz, in order to maintain the ecological effects of protective measures taken previously, in order to preserve xerothermic favorable conservation status.
Traditional farming practices, particularly livestock grazing and meadow mowing, have led to the development of unique plant communities xerothermic grasslands and thermophilous grasslands (Habitats Directive code: 6210) supporting some 300 plant species, as well as juniper thickets growing on heather moors and calcareous grasslands (code: 5130).
Key measures will include: the restoration of grazing by sheep and goats to maintain the xerothermic and rock grasslands; the opening up of attractive tourist sites and development of tourism infrastructure; and the provision of information about the protected areas.