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kentromorphism (noun; Greek kentor, piercer; morphe, form): (Arthropoda: Insecta) A change brought about by environmental stimuli (high or low population density) in phasmatids, locusts, the larva of Lepidoptera and a few other insects, that cause coloration and pattern differences, anatomical proportions, physiology and behavioral differences

See also: gregaria, solitaria.