Simbiosis: Consideraciones terminológicas y evolutivas (ING)

  • Luko Hilje Escuela de Ciencias Ambientales, Universidad Nacional

Abstract

The current types os symbiotic associations are redefined, based upon conceptual and biological considerations. A preliminary scheme of classification is presented, comprising two categories of symbiosis: reciprocal and antagonistic. The first one shows a single evolutionary line leading to increasing specifity between the partners and includes commensalism, protocooperation, and mutualism. The latter shows three evolutionary lines, representing different degrees of specificity, and involves amensalism, predation and parasitism.

Published
1984-01-01
How to Cite
Hilje, L. (1984). Simbiosis: Consideraciones terminológicas y evolutivas (ING). Uniciencia, 1(1), 57-60. Retrieved from https://www.revistas.una.ac.cr/index.php/uniciencia/article/view/5341
Section
Original scientific papers (evaluated by academic peers)

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