Colous (inhabit) Words, Quiz #1

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  1. Living predominantly in trees or large woody shrubs.
    (a) aquaticolous (b) cavernicolous (c) arboricolous
    (d) crenicolous (e) argillicolous

  2. Living attached to the surface of another organism but without benefit or detriment to the host.
    (a) culmicola (b) folicaulicole (c) halicole (d) crinicole
    (e) epicole

  3. Living and growing in gardens.
    (a) hydrocolous (b) horticolous (c) graminicolous
    (d) fungicolous (e) hylacolous

  4. Living on broad-leaved plants.
    (a) dendrocole (b) crinicole (c) caulicola (d) forbicole
    (e) folicaulicole

  5. Living as parasites on birds.
    (a) avicolous (b) arenicole (c) crenicole (d) corticicole
    (e) argillicole

  6. Inhabitating dead bodies; also used to refer to organisms feeding on dead bodies or carrion.
    (a) arboricolous (b) aquicolous (c) ancocolous (d) argillicolous (e) cadavericolous

  7. Living in fields.
    (a) agaricolous (b) avicolous (c) alsocolous (d) agricolous
    (e) arenicolous

  8. Living attached to leaves and stems.
    (a) fungicole (b) fructicole (c) folicaulicole (d) geocole
    (e) halicole

  9. Living in moist or damp habitats.
    (a) arboricolous (b) hygrocolous (c) calcicolous (d) caulicolous
    (e) hylacolous

  10. Living in the soil for part of a life cycle.
    (a) gallicole (b) herbicole (c) hydrocole (d) geocole
    (e) ancocole

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