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Parasite-host ecosystem

parasite-host ecosystem --> parasitocenose

complex of all parasite species and individuals associated with a specific host.

Synonym: parasite-host ecosystem.

Origin: parasite _ G. Koinos, common, together


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Does it really matter?

... course, that the more species, the more stable (if are we talking about ecosystem in equilibrium, not newly introduced species, skeptic;). Why that? ... one of assvogel and nothing more. Now remove wolfs fr some reason (new parasite, which kills all of them. Tan assvogels will die, as they have ...

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by JackBean
Thu May 06, 2010 8:04 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Does it really matter?
Replies: 33
Views: 26809

Discovering New Species

... knowing that they existed. We do not know what their function is in the ecosystem, is it a keystone species, was it a predator, a parasite, did it influence other species in survival or reproduction, or maybe it had a functioning ...

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by camilla
Wed Mar 22, 2006 7:00 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Discovering New Species
Replies: 13
Views: 12828

hear the spring peepers-endangered

... literature review yielded very little. Some literature was found on parasites being a cause of deformities early on in the study, but it was ... that the deformities were simply due to natural variability in the ecosystem and occurred naturally. They suggested that the rates of deformities ...

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by AstusAleator
Mon Mar 06, 2006 8:40 pm
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: hear the spring peepers-endangered
Replies: 44
Views: 32082


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