A biome is an ecosystem to which resident ecological communities have evolved adaptations. [ http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/2041-1480-4-43 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biome ]

Synonyms: major habitat type

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There has been some concern raised (see Issue #143) about the usefulness of the assertion that organisms have evolved within a given biome. They may have evolved adaptations elsewhere and demonstrating one or the other is often not feasible. Consider relabelling to "environmental system determined by an ecological community" or similar.

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