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pa·le·o·e·col·o·gy

 (pā′lē-ō-ĭ-kŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of ecology that deals with the interaction between ancient organisms and their environment.

pa′le·o·e′co·log′ic (-ē′kə-lŏj′ĭk, -ĕk′ə-), pa′le·o·e′co·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·e·col′o·gist n.
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paleoecology

(ˌpælɪəʊɪˈkɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) a variant spelling of palaeoecology
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paleoecology, palaeoecology

the branch of ecology that studies the relationship of ancient plants and animals to their environments. — paleoecologic, palaeoecologic, paleoecological, palaeoecological, adj.
See also: Environment
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paleoecology

The study of the relationship between prehistoric plants, animals, and their surroundings.
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Noun1.paleoecology - the branch of ecology that studies ancient ecology
bionomics, environmental science, ecology - the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment
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paléoécologie
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These specimens provide additional documentation of a taxon with a relatively sparse fossil record and, more importantly, provide paleoecologic and taphonomic information not presented in the initial description.
Paleoecologic implications of epibionts on the Silurian lichid trilobite Arctinurus.
According to this, the sample from La Bullana 3 is too scarce to carry out any paleoecologic inference, having yielded just 32 specimens.
Annual cycle of shell growth increment formation in two continental shelf bivalves and its paleoecologic significance.
Systematic, paleoecologic and paleobiogeographic analysis of the Plio-Pleistocene Mediteranean elasmobranch fauna.