insectivore


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insectivore

(ĭn-sĕk′tĭ-vor)
A member of the order Insectivora.

insectivore

any member of the insect-eating mammalian order Insectivora, a group containing shrews, moles and hedgehogs in the British fauna.
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Regarding the relative abundances of trophic guilds, our results show that the understory is the forest stratum with the highest frequency of insectivores and a reduced proportion of birds that feed on plants.
Small rodents and insectivores comprised the most frequent prey group consumed by bobcats, but the combined caloric value of those species that occurred [greater than or equal to] 5% was only 20.
Hantavirus evolution in relation to its rodent and insectivore hosts: no evidence for codivergence.
Figures 7-9 show diversity curves and include a bar-chart representing the sample size (in number of insectivore and rodent cheek teeth) for each 0.
Noting to four was reported in insectivore bats [24,14].
Sink this into the ground so that it is flush with the soil level and fill it with insectivore compost.
Tenrecs are small, insect-eating mammals once classified as insectivores with moles and hedgehogs but are now recognized as members of a separate order in the superclade, Afrotheria.
When fishes were classified by feeding type, insectivores had a significantly higher median tissue mercury level than herbivores for the NFHR overall (Fig.
Other members of the oligarchy were a 6-g hover-gleaning insectivore, Oncostoma olivaceum, which frequented the abundant midstory vine tangles; the putative core species of canopy insectivore flocks, the vireo Hylophilus decurtatus; and the omnivorous, but apparently primarily frugivorous, treetop flycatcher Z immerius vilissimus (Wetmore et al.
Otter shrew - ``which is neither an otter nor a shrew but an insectivore of its own family.
Fleming has received an NSF grant to fund his research study on three species of bats: two plant-eaters and one insectivore on Grand Cayman, Exuma, and Grand Bahama.
Forest structure and territory size relationship in the neotropical understory insectivore Henicorhina leucosticta.