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inquiline

[′in·kwə‚līn]
(zoology)
An animal that inhabits the nest of another species.
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However, it is not known whether Aedes albopictus can successfully complete development in pitchers containing these native inquilines. Future studies that investigate the role of A.
dyscherus, of 1 127 original cells there were 860 (76.3 %) available for use, of which 615 (71.5 %) were reused by inquiline species.
Note that this runaway selection, although increasing individual fitness of the larvae, could markedly reduce the average population fitness, resulting in inquiline species almost always being rare.
A second source of bias that may have caused a small overestimate of selection in our previous studies is the assumption that all gallmakers from galls containing Mordellistena were actually killed by this inquiline. New evidence indicates that this beetle can successfully develop in a gall even if the gallmaker has already succumbed to early larval death (Lichter and Weis, unpubl.
Yang and Mitter (1994) showed that side-cell individuals belong to a distinct (undescribed) species that is unable to initiate gall formation on its own, living instead as an inquiline inside galls initiated by P.
Because the availability of resources derived from prey capture can potentially control aspects of plant performance, inquiline performance and inquiline community structure, I sought to document the quantity and schedule of prey capture by pitcher-plant leaves.
This study also revealed the presence in small numbers of an unrelated inquiline thrips species in some of the galls on F.
Mordellistena unicolor, a coleopteran inquiline that may prey upon the gall occupant (whether fly or parasitoid larva) upon entering the central chamber (Abrahamson et al., 1989), produces gray powder and smaller burrowing tunnels than Eurosta solidaginis.
Une nouvelle espece de Cladochaeta de l'Equateur inquiline des nymphes de Cephisus erythrocephalus [Diptera, Drosophilidae; Homoptera, Aphrophoridae].
Lophodiplosis trifida was initially thought to be an inquiline in galls of 3 of the other species because it was reared in association with them but not associated with any particular distinctive gall of its own (Gagne et al.