- living in caverns or caves, as certain animals.
Origin of cavernicolous
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Examples from the Web for cavernicolous
Cavernicolous cockroaches show varying degrees of dependence on and adaptation to these specialized habitats.
The possible origin of cavernicolous Orthoptera has been discussed by Chopard .