aphidicolus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aphid + colō ‎(to inhabit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

aphidicolus m ‎(feminine aphidicola, neuter aphidicolum); first/second declension

  1. (New Latin) that lives within aphids (often as a symbiont)

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative aphidicolus aphidicola aphidicolum aphidicolī aphidicolae aphidicola
genitive aphidicolī aphidicolae aphidicolī aphidicolōrum aphidicolārum aphidicolōrum
dative aphidicolō aphidicolō aphidicolīs
accusative aphidicolum aphidicolam aphidicolum aphidicolōs aphidicolās aphidicola
ablative aphidicolō aphidicolā aphidicolō aphidicolīs
vocative aphidicole aphidicola aphidicolum aphidicolī aphidicolae aphidicola

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used almost exclusively as a taxonomic epithet.