plural noun
Tu·​bic·​o·​lae | \ -kəˌlē \

Definition of Tubicolae

in former classifications
: a group of animals distinguished by the tubes they construct:
a : sedentaria
b : a group of spiders that build tubular nests

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History and Etymology for Tubicolae

New Latin, from tubi- + -colae (plural of -cola)

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“Tubicolae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tubicolae. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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