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Ecology: Chapter 20, section 3
Terms in this set (15)
When an organism is better equipped to survive in an environment over another organism.
Behavioral or physical characteristics that let organisms survive in their environment.
The role an organism fills in its habitat. (ex: Predator, prey)
Struggle between 2 organisms over the same resource for survival.
When one organism kills another organism for food. (Predator & Prey)
The organism that does the killing.
The organism that does the dying in a predation interaction.
Relationship between 2 species where at least 1 of them benefits.
A symbiotic relationship where both Species Benefit (Ex: Bee & Flower)
A symbiotic relationship where 1 species benefits, and the other species is not affected. (Ex: Bird & Tree)
A symbiotic relationship where 1 species benefits, and the other species is harmed. (Tick & Dog)
One organism living in or on another and harming it.
The organism that the parasite lives in or on.
A physical adaptation where an organism is able to blend in with the environmental background.
A physical adaptation where an organism is able to resemble the appearance of another organism