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Allopatry

Allopatry is an ecological and biogeological term that signifies that groups of organisms live in separate not overlapping geographical areas. For instance, two populations of the same species living on ...

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Biotope

Biotope is an ecological term that describes a unique environmental area where a specific assembly of plants and animals can be found. In English the term biotop is used almost ...

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Ecotype

Ecotype is a specific phenotype of a species that occurs in in a certain environment, ecosystem, only. Usually other species that live in the same ecosystem define the ecotype. As ...

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Habitat

Habitat is an ecological term that describes the environment in a set of organisms naturally live. The set of organisms can be of a single species (population) autoecological habitat or ...

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Parapatry

Parapatry is a term from ecology or biogeography that describes the relationship between groups of organisms whose ranges are adjacent but not significantly overlapping. Two plant species are parapatric if ...

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Patricity

Patricity is a newly created term that describes the degree by which the ranges of two sets of organisms overlap. Patricity embraces the terms allopatry, peripatry, parapatry, and sympatry that ...

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Peripatry

Peripatry is a term from ecology and biogeography that describes the relationship between groups of organisms whose ranges are adjacent but not overlapping. For instance, two plants are peripatric if ...

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Speciation

Speciation is the generation of a new species by evolution. It is generally assumed that speciation is the result of isolation as observed by Darwin and Wallace on separate islands ...

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Sympatry

Sympatry, is a term from ecology and biogeography that constitutes the same or significantly overlapping distributions of different sets of organisms. We call two species sympatric if they inhabit the ...

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