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NOUN   nocturnality | nocturnalities
ночная активность {ж}
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Translation for 'nocturnality' from English to Russian

ночная активность {ж}зоол.
Usage Examples English
  • Methods of crypsis include (visual) camouflage, nocturnality, and subterranean lifestyle.
  • The evolutionary disequilibrium hypothesis suggests that cathemerality is a result of the diversification of more specialized activity patterns, and somewhat viewed as a transition state between nocturnality and diurnality.
  • Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day. The common adjective is "nocturnal", versus diurnal meaning the opposite.
  • While protection from predators, interspecific interactions, and the harsh environment propose ultimate causes for nocturnal behavior as they increase the species fitness, the proximate causes of nocturnality are linked to the environmental effects on circadian rhythm.
  • The first line of defence consists in avoiding detection, through mechanisms such as camouflage, masquerade, apostatic selection, living underground, or nocturnality.
  • Nocturnality describes sleeping during the daytime and being active at night.
  • Nocturnality is when animals are active during the night, and inactive during the day.
  • The name "ghost crab" derives from their nocturnality and their generally pale coloration.
  • On colder days, they start and end periods of activity earlier, shifting them into daylight hours, and may become diurnal. Nocturnality in anteaters may be a response to human disturbances.
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