cavernicolous


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cavernicolous

[¦kav·ər¦nik·ə·ləs]
(biology)
Inhabiting caverns.
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Two new cavernicolous species of the pseudoscorpion genus Cryptocreagris from Colorado (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae).
Austen described the bizarre flightless, cavernicolous fly, Mormotomyia hirsuta (Fig.
Until 1997 only two species of cavernicolous millipeds of the genus Pseudotremia were known from Indiana, Pseudotremia indianae Hoffman (1958) from the Blue River area and P.
(Nemata: Chronogasteridae) from Movile Cave, with a review of cavernicolous nematodes.
In north temperate regions, winter hibernation is a strategy used by cavernicolous bats to survive when low ambient temperatures reduce food resources necessary to meet thermoregulatory demands.
A cavernicolous form of the Poeciliid fish Poecilia sphenops from Tabasco, Mexico.
There are some thelytokous cavernicolous crickets but their cytology is unknown (White 1977, 1978).