superparasitism


su·per·par·a·sit·ism

noun \ˌsü-pər-ˈpa-rə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -sə-\

Definition of SUPERPARASITISM

:  parasitization of a host by more than one parasitic individual usually of one kind —used especially of parasitic insects

First Known Use of SUPERPARASITISM

circa 1899

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