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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A new cavernicolous Parobisium Chamberlin 1930 (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae) from Yosemite National Park, U.S.A.
The biological and ecological aspects of cavernicolous taxa remain unknown.
The cavernicolous Strinatia brevipennis Chopard, 1970 and the epigean Endecous itatibensis Rehn, 1918 (Ensifera: Phalangopsidae) in the laboratory.
Like much of southern China, this is in a vast karst landscape riddled with caves and home to the greatest diversity of cavernicolous trechine ground beetles (family Carabidae) in the world.
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).
RODRIGUEZ, G., 1985.--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).
Some species have a completely cavernicolous life cycle, with adults feeding on roots along with nymphs [5, 6].
Cavernicolous and terrestrial decapod crustaceans of Tarama-jima Island, the Ryukyu Islands, southwestern Japan.
New diplosphyronidpseudoscorpions, mainly cavernicolous, from Mexico (Arachnida, Pseudoscorpionida).