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inquiline

[′in·kwə‚līn]
(zoology)
An animal that inhabits the nest of another species.
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The aims of this study are to describe the final instar larva of Synergus filicornis, to increase knowledge of this immature stage of inquilines, and to compare its morphology with that of other 3 known species.
2009a, b) this variable can also be used to corroborate the number of states of the larval phase, in certain inquilines.
Even for the phytophagous gall-inducers and inquilines, larvae of many important taxa remain to be described in detail".
Dispersal rates affect species composition in meta-communities of Sarracenia purpurea inquilines.
Resource and top-predator regulation in the pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) inquiline community.
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.
2007), suggesting that successful invasion of colonies by the inquiline parasite may be influenced by host-parasite relatedness.
NUMBERS OF GALLING INSECTS (HYMENOPTERA), OTHER INSECTS, NATURAL ENEMIES, AND INQUILINES PER TREE OF CARYDCAR BRASILIENSE AT MONTES CLAROS, MINAS GERAIS STATE, BRAZIL, DURING AUTUMN 2008 TO AUTUMN 2011.
It is also possible that this group of inquilines can only succeed in communities in which a few species of Pheidole are especially abundant, with persistent and accessible colonies.
It seems probable that antillana is more vulnerable to inquilines than laudatana.