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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Relative nutritional quality of C3 and C4 grasses for a graminivorous lepidopteran, Paratrytone melane (Hesperiidae).
differentialis, have mandible patterns possessing both graminivorous and forbivorous characteristics, which allows them to readily feed on both grasses and forbs.