psammophilous


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psammophilous

(səˈmɒfɪləs)
adj
(Biology) living or growing in sand
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stictonotus can be related to feeding tactics (autochthonous invertivore) and the psammophilous characteristics (sand-dwelling) found for some species of the genus (Carvalho, Zuanon, & Sazima, 2008).
Differences in the conservation status of the sites were found, ranging from the total disappearance of the foredune habitats to the presence of the complete psammophilous (sand-loving) plant communities.
Geometric morphometric study of two species of the psammophilous genus Erodiontes (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) from the Lute desert, Central Iran.
Macroinvertebrate abundance and production of psammophilous Chironomidae in shifting sand areas of a lowland river.
Gymnopilus maritimus (Basidiomycota, Agaricales), a new species from coastal psammophilous plant communities of northern Sardinia, Italy, and notes on G.
The SCI area has very high potential heterogeneity due to an extremely intricate vegetation mosaic, formed by spatial contacts between many types of permanent plant communities (halophitic, hygrophitic, helophytic, psammophilous, shrubby, woody .
Both species of Apistobuthus fit the psammophilous ecomor photype (Polis 1990; Fet et al.
There is also a wide range of psammophilous plants and extensive stands of the Atlantic pine (Pinus atlantica) along the coast.
It is thus desirable to circumscribe vegetation types with the greatest attainable precision; (3) there is a need to preserve all montane and rocky vegetation types, regardless of classification, ecorregion, etc; (4) the CRs are formed by a complex mosaic of vegetation types including rock-dwelling, psammophilous, aquatic, paludicolous, epiphytic, and penumbral plant communities.
splendens decreases in importance and psammophilous species become dominant shrubs of the sandy microphyllous desert.
nova community with more recent psammophilous deposits.