graminivorous


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graminivorous

(grăm′ə-nĭv′ər-əs)
adj.
Feeding on grasses.

graminivorous

feeding on grass and grass seeds and other grain.
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The largest increase in the median number of species present occurred for the graminivorous orthopterans where the median number of species increased from 0.
The relationships between host selection and subsequent larval performance in three free-living graminivorous sawflies.
Not very abundant species; seen only in August in upland (about 1500 m) Tukuyu District of Tanzania (Miller 1925); graminivorous (Chapman in Johnsen 1986) or ambivorous (Fishpool & Popov 1984).
vitticollis, state that their mandibles are of the graminivorous type, that their feces contain mostly residues of grasses, and that they are unselectively polyphagous.
differentialis, have mandible patterns possessing both graminivorous and forbivorous characteristics, which allows them to readily feed on both grasses and forbs.