psammophilous


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psammophilous

(səˈmɒfɪləs)
adj
(Biology) living or growing in sand
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The hind wings appear capable of flight in the male, but the female (although currently unknown) may be flightless and display the reduced morphologic features observed in some psammophilous elaterids from Florida (e.g., Selonodon spp.
Environmental factors affecting the web and activity of a psammophilous spider in the Namib Desert.
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.
8[degrees]29' N; long.76[degrees]59' E; St5) located along the coast of Kerala, India, were identified by site survey to undertake a study of the psammophilous fauna.
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 ...etc.), often with a very limited minimum area ranging from less than 1 [m.sup.2] to 1000 [m.sup.2].
There is also a wide range of psammophilous plants and extensive stands of the Atlantic pine (Pinus atlantica) along the coast.
Few studies are developed in specific niches, such as reforestation areas, nesting on salt marsh vegetation, dry areas, and especially in ecosystems such as mangroves and interstices (e.g., psammophilous and interstitial fauna).