: the microenvironment in which an organism livesdecaying wood creates a microhabitat for insects
Examples of microhabitat in a Sentence
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Erin Blakemore, Popular Science, 31 Jan. 2020 Another factor in midges’ survival is their microhabitat.
Meilan Solly, Smithsonian, 10 Sep. 2019 Schill noted that tardigrades had evolved to survive in particular microhabitats.
Ben Guarino, ajc, 14 July 2017
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