n. [L. locus, place]
Local variations in the abundance or proportion of dominant species in an association.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • lociation — lo·ci·a·tion …   English syllables

  • lociation — ˌlōsēˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: local + faciation : a subunit of an ecological faciation, one such subunit in each faciation being distinguishable from others in relative abundance of the dominant species …   Useful english dictionary

  • faciation — ˌfāshēˈāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin facies + English ation : a subdivision of an ecological association that is characterized by the codominance of two or more but not all the dominant forms of the association and that constitutes a community …   Useful english dictionary

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