ecological niche

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Noun1.ecological niche - (ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
condition, status - a state at a particular time; "a condition (or state) of disrepair"; "the current status of the arms negotiations"
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Thus, the mammals could exist in the same geographical area as the dinosaurs, yet in an entirely different ecological niche -- the night environment.
Literally, ecological niche is "a special place", but in ecology, a niche is defined as role of the species or population in ecosystem.
macrotis elsewhere in Central America, we also analyzed the two capture sites' data using ecological niche modeling.
This book proposes that humans integrate themselves and their activity into a natural ecological niche, striving to control their impact on the natural environment by understanding and engineering their place in it.
ecological niche transmission) is suspected to play a foremost role in adaptive evolution but such hypothesis remains untested.
Current and future ecological niche of Leishmaniasis (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in the Neotropical region.
Ecological niche conservatism: A time-structured review of evidence.
Ecological niche modeling was carried out using the evolutionary algorithms implemented in maximum entropy (MaxEnt) to predict the suitable larval habitats of two malaria vectors, Anopheles gambiae s.
Guest editors' introduction to the special issue: integrating phylogeography and ecological niche modelling In this special issue of the Folia Zoologica, we did not focus on a specific problem or a taxon, but on two key disciplines that have been widely used together in recent biogeographic studies: "Phylogeography and Ecological Niche Modelling".
Ecological Niche is a highly contested concept in media ecology studies.
Editors Schnitzer, Bongers, Burnham, and Putz present students, academics, and researchers with a collection of academic articles and essays that together examine the ecology of lianas, or woody vines, and their ecological niche in tropical forests.
The six-legged creatures have adapted to almost every ecological niche imaginable, from the icy heights of the Himalayas to the deserts of Death Valley to the scalding springs of Yellowstone National Park.

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