Glossary of "Ecology (6th ed.)" by Krebs (2009)
- the behavioral actions of organisms (typically animals) in choosing the areas in which they live and breed.
Glossary of "Evolution (4th ed.)" by Futuyma & Kirkpatrick (2017)
- The capacity of an organism (usually an animal) to choose a habitat in which to perform its activities. Habitat selection is not a form of natural selection.
- Futuyma, D. J. & Kirkpatrick, M. 2017. Evolution, 4th ed. -xviii + 602 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.
- Krebs, C. J. 2009. Ecology, 6th ed. -xvi + 655 pp. Pearson Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco.