geophilous


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geophilous

[jē′äf·ə·ləs]
(ecology)
Living or growing in or on the ground.
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These differences are specific to species as the colored hind-wing and hind leg are used for flash visual messages between members of the same species for attracting and recognizing mates (Pfadt 2002), especially among specialized geophilous grasshoppers (Kopaneva et al.
From this we infer that geophilous grasshoppers and other insects alighting on bare ground in the vicinity of A.
A revision of the geophilous species of Peperomia with some additional notes on their morphology and seedling structure.