Colous (inhabit) Words, Quiz #2

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  1. Living in shady places.
    (a) xerocolous (b) umbraticolous (c) urbicolous (d) terricolous (e) zoocolous

  2. Inhabiting woodlands.
    (a) sphagnicole (b) sepicole (c) sanguicole (d) sylvicole
    (e) ruricole

  3. Living in or on roots.
    (a) potamicolous (b) piscicolous (c) radicicolous (d) psicolous (e) petricolous

  4. Living or dwelling in salt marshes.
    (a) piscicole (b) pinicole (c) petrocole (d) paludicole
    (e) pontohalicole

  5. Living every where.
    (a) nivicole (b) omnicole (c) maricole (d) limicole
    (e) lucicole

  6. Living or dwelling under or among stones; such as, some beetles, etc.
    (a) zoocolous (b) urbicolous (c) thinicolous (d) lapidicolous
    (e) xerocolous

  7. Living on animals; such as, fleas and/or ticks.
    (a) viticole (b) umbraticole (c) zoocole (d) terricole
    (e) sylvicole

  8. Living on or in soil; a reference to organisms that spend most of their active lives in the ground (not aquatic or aerial); such as, earthworms, etc.
    (a) sylvicolous (b) terricolous (c) viticolous (d) tubicolous
    (e) stagnicolous

  9. Living in or inhabiting blood, as a parasite.
    (a) saxicole (b) ruricole (c) ramicole (d) silicicole
    (e) sanguicole

  10. Living in rivers.
    (a) pontohalicolous (b) saxicolous (c) potamicolous
    (d) silvicolous (e) psicolous

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