radicicolous

radicicolous

(ˌrædɪˈsɪkələs)
adj
living on the roots of plants
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Most species in the subfamily (all of those in the sub-tribes, Lachnini and Eulachnini) live on trees or shrubs (those in the Tramini tribe, not found in South America, are radicicolous on herbs).