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Definition of the noun Epilithon

What does Epilithon mean as a name of something?

Epilithon is a genus of Hapalidiaceae, described by Heydrich in 1897.

Epilithon is a genus of Hapalidiaceae.

Phrases with Epilithon

Phrases starting with the word Epilithon:

  1. Epilithon Pustulatum
  2. Epilithon Rosanoffii
  3. Epilithon Vallentinae
  4. Epilithon Corticiforme
  5. Epilithon membranaceum

Phrase ending with the word Epilithon:

  1. genus Epilithon

Other phrases containing the word Epilithon:

  1. Species Epilithon Pustulatum
  2. Species Epilithon Rosanoffii
  3. Species Epilithon Vallentinae
  4. Species Epilithon Corticiforme
  5. species Epilithon membranaceum

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Epilithon

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Google previewMethods in Stream Ecology (2017)

Volume 1: Ecosystem Structure by F. Richard Hauer, Gary A. Lamberti

Epilithon is the name given to benthic algae growing on rocks, epiphyton grows on plants (including filamentous algae), epidendron grows on woods, epipelon grows on fine sediments, epipsammon grows on sand, and epizoon grows on ...

Google previewBacterial Genetics in Natural Environments (2012)

by J.C. Fry, M.J. Day

Rationale for our studies The epilithon is a rich and complex environment"; (Figure 1). It is the community of organisms ...

Google previewAdvances in Applied Microbiology (1997)

Epilithon An epilithon is the community of organisms within the slimy layer that develops on the surfaces of stones in aquatic habitats (Fry and Day, 1990). Rochelle et al. (1988) reported an identical 7.8-kb nonconjugative mercury- resistance ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Benthic diatomsare oftenvery diverse andcan live either freeonor inthe sediments , orattached tothe substratum, for example, rocks (epilithon), sand grains ( epipsammon), andplants (epiphyton). Diatoms living onsoft sediments (epipelon) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

River epilithon: toward a structural-functional model. Oikus 49, lO-ZZ. biofouling Unwanted accumulation of BIOTA on water~covered surfaces ...

Google previewBlackwell's Concise Encyclopedia of Environmental Management (2009)

by Peter P. Calow

stones and rocks (epilithon), ...

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Ecosystems 3: David Reznick shows an epilithon sampler

Scrabble value of E1P3I1L1I1T1H4O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 14 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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