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inquiline

[′in·kwə‚līn]
(zoology)
An animal that inhabits the nest of another species.
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We also noted (7) the presence/absence of inquilines (henceforth inq-p/inq-a) and (8) the size of any parasitoid specimens found inside (we measured total body length, thorax laterally, thorax ventrally and length of ovipositors).
Dispersal rates affect species composition in meta-communities of Sarracenia purpurea inquilines.
Sites at Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, were collected as part of a biodiversity survey of desert ants and inquilines of the park (Clark, 2006; Clark et al.
However, it is not known whether Aedes albopictus can successfully complete development in pitchers containing these native inquilines.
North American Myrmecophilus species are inquilines that inhabit the nests of many ant species (Henderson and Akre, 1986).
Rarely do inhabitants of galls remaining on host plants survive the winter, but in this case adults of Periclistus inquilines and parasitoids emerged from both galls in the litter and galls on the plant.
Breakdown and digestion of prey is accomplished primarily by a variety of microbial and invertebrate inquilines living inside the pitchers (Addicott 1974, Bradshaw 1983, Istock et al.
Ronqvist (1994) constructed a phylogeny to test whether inquilines evolved once and then radiated, or whether each inquiline species evolved recently from a gall-inducing wasp - such as its current host.
uzeli can be inhabited by inquilines, including other members of the Phlaeothripidae, as well as mealybugs, scales, whiteflies, and various natural enemies (Mound et al.
Most species are phytophagous and act as gall inducers or inquilines within galls induced by other species (La Salle, 2005, 2006).
The calcium oxalate layer has no known function in regards to the ant-burying hypothesis, unless it protects the eggs from omnivorous ants, ant inquilines, or generalist predators and parasites.
denticulatum as inquilines of Brachymenes dyscherus Saussure, 1852 nests.