folivore

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folivore

eats foliage; includes arboreal folivores—animals whose diet consists largely of tree foliage.
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Knott (1998) ont montre que les orangs-outans etaient frugivores a plus de 75% au moment de la saison des fruits, mais folivores a plus de 80% lors des mois les moins pluvieux, ce qui donne une alimentation frugivore, certes, mais seulement a 60%.
After controlling for body size and their phylogenic place, the researchers found fruit-eating species had significantly larger brains than species that ate only leaves (25 percent more brain tissue, for same body weight), and that the brains of omnivores were larger than those of folivores as well.
Insects belonging to the suborders Auchenorrhyncha, Sternorrhyncha and Heteroptera were considered sap-sucking herbivores, and insects belonging to the families Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Elateridae and Phasmidae were considered folivores.
Silica in grasses as a defence against insect herbivores: contrasting effects on folivores and phloem feeder.
Some of the most conspicuous of these insects are leaf beetles of the genus Trirhabda (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), which are specialist folivores of S.
Where necessary, large trees should be protected from mammal folivores, especially in prominent locations.
colobi, are arboreal folivores, many of which consume relatively difficult-to-digest foods and have large specialized guts.
Larvae and adults are folivores and produce a shot-hole type pattern of feeding damage on the leaf (Fig.
Sloths are classified as folivores (leaf eaters) as the bulk of their diet consists of buds, tender shoots, and leaves, | There used to be "mega sloths".
Effects of "Selective" Timber Extraction on Rain Forest Structure and Composition and Some Consequences for Frugivores and Folivores.
Folivorous specialization: Adaptations in the detoxification of dietary terpene p-cymene in Australian marsupial folivores.
Digestive and metabolic strategies of arboreal folivores in relation to chemical defences in temperate and tropical forests.