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Habitat vs Biotype vs Range vs Station

Habitat, biotyperangestation are comparable in their technical biological senses in which they agree in denoting the place in which a particular kind of organism lives or grows.

Habitat refers especially to the kind of environment (as desert, seacoast, grassland, marsh, or forest) in which a kind of plant or animal is normally found.

Biotype stresses the uniformity of an environment or habitat type and the consequent uniformity of its living population.

Range distinctively applies to the geographical extent of a habitat or biotype or to the region in which a plant or animal naturally grows or lives and throughout which it is distributed.

Station may be used in place of habitat or range, but it is often restricted to the most typical part or to the one at which a given specimen has been collected.