oligophagous a. [Gr. oligos, few; phagein, to eat] Feeding on only a few species of food plants. see monophagous.
oligophyletic a. [Gr. oligos, few; phyle, tribe] Derived from a few ancestral forms. see monophyletic.
oligopneustic a. [Gr. oligos, few; pneustikos, of breathing] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Having one or two functional spiracles on each side, including the amphipneustic, metapneustic and propneustic.
oligopod n. [Gr. oligos, few; pous, foot] 1. Bearing few legs. 2. Having fully developed thoracic legs. see polypod, proto-pod.
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