character displacement

character displacement
the adaptive characters that evolve and enable one species to exclude another from its ecological niche. See also competitive exclusion, under exclusion.

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  • Character displacement — refers to the phenomenon where differences among similar species whose distributions overlap geographically are accentuated in regions where the species co occur but are minimized or lost where the species’ distributions do not overlap. This… …   Wikipedia

  • character displacement — character displacement. См. смещение признака. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • character displacement — A divergence of equivalent characters in a sympatric species due to the selective effects of competition; see character divergence …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • character displacement — forced evolution of dissimilar characters in related species where their ranges overlap. Species differ more where they occur together than when their distribution does not overlap. Usually this is detected as morphological features related to… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • character release — two closely related species become more alike in regions where their ranges do not overlap than in regions where they do. Opposite of character displacement …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • character divergence — A name given by Darwin to the differences developing in two or more related species in their area of sympatry resulting from selective effects of competition; see character displacement …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • displacement — Fault Fault, n. [OE. faut, faute, F. faute (cf. It., Sp., & Pg. falta), fr. a verb meaning to want, fail, freq., fr. L. fallere to deceive. See {Fail}, and cf. {Default}.] 1. Defect; want; lack; default. [1913 Webster] One, it pleases me, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Community Displacement in Philadelphia — Contents 1 Neighborhoods 1.1 Mantua 1.2 Chinatown 1.3 East Falls 1.4 Society Hill …   Wikipedia

  • смещение признака — character displacement смещение признака. Феномен усиленного выражения признака у особей симпатрических или парапатрических популяций в сравнении с особями из аллопатрических популяций, что обусловлено прямым действием естественного отбора, более …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Adaptive Radiation — am Beispiel der Darwinfinken Schema der Radiation der Darwinfinken aus einem gemeinsamen Vorfahren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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