Data about <i>Gorsachius leuconotus</i>
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Glossary for Gorsachius leuconotus
- animal habitation
- The dwelling of an animal or group of similar animals.
- Naturally formed, subterranean open area or chamber.
- This taxon is still in existence, as opposed to extinct.
- extinction status
- Indicates whether a taxon is extant (living today) or extinct.
- An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
- fresh water
- A category or description of the habitat in which the Event occurred.
- Area of dry or relatively dry land surrounded by water or low wetland.
- A body of water or other liquid of considerable size contained on a body of land.
- Large river biome
- mangrove biome
- A mangrove biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its spatial extent, mangrove plants (Rhizophoraceae). Mangrove plants are able to withstand high levels of salinity as well as regions of anoxia and frequent tidal inundation. Mangrove biomes often occur near tropical and sub-tropical estuaries and depositional marine coastal environments where fine sediments (often with high organic content) collect in areas protected from high energy wave action.
- A wetland, featuring grasses, rushes, reeds, typhas, sedges, and other herbaceous plants (possibly with low-growing woody plants) in a context of shallow water.
- A mass of the mineral material of the crust of the Earth.
- Area covered with low-growing or stunted perennial vegetation and usually not mixed with trees.
- That part of the land in immediate contact with a body of water including the area between high and low water lines.
- Linear body of water flowing on the Earth's surface.
- terrestrial biome
- A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
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