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invade in great numbers

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occupy in large numbers or live on a host

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live on or in a host, as of parasites

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Although this biotic interaction can be host-specific and the shapes and locations of shell borings can be characteristic of a species, the infester is tentatively identified as belonging to the Polydora-group of species, often referred to as mudworms.
Therefore, this study showed that the association of crop rotation with direct sowing was the main factor to manage infesters, since they decreased their general density, by comparison with monoculture practices.
South Africa's ruling ANC said: "Zambia has lost not only a president who prioritised the poor, but also led the Zambian government at a time when the continent is working to reclaim its place in the global governance and economy." Sata rode to power on the back of resentment against the Chinese resource firms that dot Zambia, describing them as "infesters".
Although previously Lonchaeidae were considered secondary fruit infesters that commonly use the wounds made by other tephritid flies, our results are in accordance with several authors (see Nicacio and Uchoa 2011) that disagree with this information.