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Encyclopedia > Microhabitat

A habitat (from the Latin for "it inhabits") is the place where a particular organism usually lives or grows. A biotope is the smallest possible geographic region of a habitat. A biome is the set of flora and fauna which live in a habitat and occupy a certain topography. A microhabitat is the immediate surroundings of a plant or animal within a habitat.


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IKIP: Island Info: Habitats (707 words)
Important microhabitats: shore vegetation (grassy, herbaceous, and shrubby), unvegetated mud surfaces, shoreline moss, emergent and overhanging foliage, beneath shoreline and gravel-bar stones, gravel bar surfaces.
Important microhabitats: leaf litter, beneath wood on ground, interior of rotten logs, beneath loose bark of logs and dead trees, understory foliage, ground and log moss, epiphytic moss, trunks of larger trees.
Important microhabitats: tree foliage, epiphytic moss, trunks/bark of living trees, beneath loose bark of dead trees and logs, interior of rotten logs, beneath wood on ground, moss on ground and logs, understory foliage.
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