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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Infestation by frugivorous flies occurred in 14 of the 26 sampled hosts: acerola, caja, cashew, star fruit, guava, papaya, "Haden", "Tommy Atkins" and "Rosa" mango, palm, pitanga, quiabento, seriguela and umbu.
jamaicensis and A lituratus) suggest a frugivorous diet (Handley, 1987; Linares, 1998).
So, this would be a key factor how the fungi are transmitted to bats since frugivorous bats consume fruits as their main diet.
The relationship between body size, diet, and habitat use in frugivorous bats, genus Carollia (Phyllostomidae)".
The native and exotic Euterpe species shared nine of the frugivorous bird species located at the site of introduction, while seven species were detected exclusively on E.
sulphuratus, with a single capture in the dry season, Between food items, Clusia and Loranthaceae fruit pulp were the most frequently consumed, Frugivorous birds in general tended to consume arthropods, probably as a nutritional supplement (Levey and Martinez Del Rio, 2001).
Foraging strategies and food partitioning in the Neotropical frugivorous mammals Caluromys philander and Potos flavus.
The pacu is omnivorous, with specific frugivorous and herbivore feeding habits of an opportunistic pruning type (Dias-Koberstein, Carneiro & Urbinati, 2005).
Herrera LG, Hobson KA, Manzo AA, Estrada DB, Sanchez-Cordero DB, Mendez GC (2001) The role of fruits and insects in the nutrition of frugivorous bats: evaluating the use of stable isotope models.
Frugivorous butterflies in Venezuelan forest fragments: abundance, diversity and the effects of isolation.
Sources of assimilated protein in five species of New World frugivorous bats.