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in·sec·tiv·o·rous

(in'sek-tiv'ŏ-rŭs),
Insect-eating.
[insect + L. voro, to devour]

insectivorous

(ĭn′sĕk-tĭv′ər-əs)
adj.
Feeding on insects and other small invertebrates.

insectivorous

eating insects to the extent that they are significant as a contributor to the patient's diet.
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The results of Figure 1 reveal that those foraging strategies including insectivorous, granivorous and omnivorous birds included the larger number of species but exhibit minimal change in numbers of species from season to season.
Seasonal diets of insectivorous birds using canopy gaps in a bottomland forest.
Most other insectivorous bark gleaners in Central America are reported to breed later in the year (Table 1).
Inventory of insectivorous bats on Mount Makiling, Philippines, using echolocation call signatures and a new tunnel trap.
APPENDIX Tarsus and wing lengths of 31 arboreal insectivorous migrant species captured at Gulf Coast stopover sites in spring, 1993-1995.
davyi (Davy's naked-backed bat) are insectivorous and are found from southern Mexico to the northern parts of South America.
Indices calculated were species richness, number of species of percids, number of species of insectivorous cyprinids, number of species of catostomids, number of species of centrarchids, number of piscivorous species, number of species of prey, number of families, ratio of number of species to number of families, Shannon's diversity index (Peet, 1974), Hill's evenness index (Peet, 1974), and number of species comprising 75% of total collection.
rotundus bats and 1 associated with insectivorous bats.
Forshaw (1989) indicated parrots are far more insectivorous than generally suspected.