frugivorous


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frugivorous

adjective Consuming or subsisting on a diet of fruit; eating or consuming fruit.

frugivorous

fruit-eating.
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Among the phytophagous insects found on mistletoes in Brazil, hairstreak butterflies (Lycaenidae, Theclinae, Eumaeini) are reported as frugivorous upon Psittacanthus spp.
Dispersal of Juniperus occidentalis (western juniper) seeds by frugivorous mammals on Juniper Mountain, southeastern Oregon.
In contrast, frugivorous, granivorous, nectarivorous, and insectivorous birds had a distinct egg-laying season between September and December (Fig.
The bird community of the region includes 314 species with 76 frugivorous species (24%) (Develey 2004; CC, pers.
The ancestor of these species was probably dispersed by frugivorous animals that consumed the entire fruit and then defecated or regurgitated the small, woody nut at some distance from the parent plant, as is the case for modern, fleshy-fruited Prunus (e.
Frugivorous vertebrates are the dominant group in the Neotropical forests and, in some areas, comprise much of the mammalian and avian biomass (Fleming et al.
We describe the results of studies on bats in Ghana obtained by using noninvasive sampling of frugivorous and insectivorous bats at 2 caves, a lake habitat of diverse insectivorous bats, and a large urban roosting site of frugivorous bats.
For all species of frugivorous Tephritidae studied to date, adult females are anautogenous (require protein consumption for ovary development) at eclosion (Drew & Yuval 2000).
Frugivorous bats forage in fruit plantations in many regions of the Old World tropics, including Bangladesh.
Does food abundance explain altitudinal migration in a tropical frugivorous bird?
2002: Species diversity of frugivorous flies (Diptera: Tephritoidea) from hosts in the Cerrado of the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.
Characterisation of a recently isolated lyssavirus in frugivorous zoo bats.