cavernicolous


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cav·er·nic·o·lous

 (kăv′ər-nĭk′ə-ləs)
adj.
Inhabiting caves: cavernicolous animals.

cavernicolous

(ˌkævəˈnɪkələs)
adj
inhabiting caves or cavelike places
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Important criteria for selection by cavernicolous species include warm temperatures that assure rapid growth and development of young (McNab, 1982; Tuttle and Stevenson, 1982), moist air that reduces problems of water balance (Bassett, 1982), and secluded areas that provide protection from adverse weather, reduce risks of predation, and diminish disturbances by humans (Kunz, 1982; McCracken, 1989).
A new cavernicolous crab (Crustacea, Decapoda, Pseudothelphusidae) from Colombia.
The cavernicolous crickets in selected caves i Davao Oriental and northern Mindanao, Philippines.
Some cavernicolous and epigean cockroaches with six new species and a discussion of the Nocticolidae (Dictyoptera: Blattaria).
Cavernicolous and terrestrial decapod crustaceans of Tarama-jima Island, the Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan.
New diplosphyronidpseudoscorpions, mainly cavernicolous, from Mexico (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida).
Austen described the bizarre flightless, cavernicolous fly, Mormotomyia hirsuta (Fig.
There are some thelytokous cavernicolous crickets but their cytology is unknown (White 1977, 1978).
Breeding biology of the cavernicolous harvestman Goniosoma albiscriptum (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores): sites of oviposition, egg batches characteristics and subsocial behaviour.
A new cavernicolous crab, Zilchia falcata, from Guatemala, with notes on the genera of Potamocarcinini (Crustacea Decapoda, Pseudothelphusidae).