Indicator species
An indicator species is any biological species that defines a trait or characteristic of the environment. For example, a species may delineate an ecoregion or indicate an environmental condition such ...
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How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
Biosurvey
A biosurvey, or biological survey, is a scientific study of organisms to assess the condition of an ecological resource, such as a water body.
Biosurveys are used by government agencies responsibl...
How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
Gelyella
Gelyella is a genus of freshwater copepods which are "surrounded by mystery". They live in groundwater in karstic areas of southern France and western Switzerland. The two species are the only members...
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Lichen
A lichen is a composite organism that emerges from algae or cyanobacteria (or both) living among filaments of a fungus in a mutually beneficial (symbiotic) relationship. The whole combined life form h...
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Diplogramma
Diplogramma is a lichenized genus of fungi in the family Roccellaceae. This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Diplogramma australiensis.
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Cyclopoida
The Cyclopoida are an order of small crustaceans from the subclass Copepoda. Like many other copepods, members of Cyclopoida are small, planktonic animals living both in the sea and in freshwater habi...
Ligidium hypnorum
Ligidium hypnorum is a species of woodlouse found across Europe and western Asia. It is a fast-moving, active species which rarely grows longer than 9 millimetres (0.35 in). It is dark and shiny,...
Ethnolichenology
Ethnolichenology is the study of the relationship between lichens and people. Lichens have and are being used for many different purposes by human cultures on every continent, with the possible excep...
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Hyacinthoides non-scripta
Hyacinthoides non-scripta (formerly Endymion non-scriptus or Scilla non-scripta) is a bulbous perennial plant, found in Atlantic areas from north-western Spain to the British Isles, and also frequentl...
Hyacinthoides non-scripta - Wikipedia
Bluebell wood
A bluebell wood is a woodland that in springtime has a carpet of flowering bluebells (Hyacinthoides non-scripta) underneath a newly forming leaf canopy. The thicker the summer canopy, the more the com...
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Olneya
Olneya tesota is a perennial flowering tree of the Fabaceae family, legumes (peas, beans, etc.), which is commonly known as Ironwood or Desert Ironwood. It is the only species in the monotypic genus O...
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Gray Jay
The gray jay (Perisoreus canadensis), also grey jay, Canada jay or whiskey jack, is a member of the crow and jay family (Corvidae) found in the boreal forests across North America north to the tree-li...
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Dichosporidium
Dichosporidium is a lichenized genus of fungi in the family Roccellaceae.
Agave lechuguilla
Agave lechuguilla (common name in Chihuahua: lechuguilla, meaning "little lettuce") is an agave species found only in the Chihuahuan Desert, where it is an indicator species. It typically grows on cal...
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Lichenometry
In archaeology, palaeontology, and geomorphology, lichenometry is a geomorphic method of geochronologic dating that uses lichen growth to determine the age of exposed rock, based on a presumed specifi...
Lichenometry - Wikipedia
Indicator plant
Since a plant species or plant community acts as a measure of environmental conditions, it is referred to as biological indicators, bioindicators or phytoindicators. In the words, plant which indicate...
Dermiscellum
Dermiscellum is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Physciaceae.
Meadow Vole
The meadow vole (Microtus pennsylvanicus), sometimes called the field mouse or meadow mouse, is a North American vole found across Canada, Alaska and the northern United States. Its range extends furt...
Meadow Vole - Wikipedia
Digitothyrea
Digitothyrea is a genus of fungi within the Lichinaceae family. The genus contains three species.
Diploicia
Diploicia is a genus of lichenized fungi in the family Caliciaceae. The genus has a widespread distribution, especially in temperate regions, and contains about four species.
Diploicia - Wikipedia
Diederimyces
Diederimyces is a genus of fungi in the family Verrucariaceae. A monotypic genus, it contains the single species Diederimyces fuscideae.