folivore

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folivore

eats foliage; includes arboreal folivores—animals whose diet consists largely of tree foliage.
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nemestrina conventionally have brown-colored feces, in contrast to leaf monkeys which have greenish-colored feces as a result of their frugivorous omnivore and folivorous herbivore diets, respectively (Figure 1) (Md-Zain and Ch'ng, 2011).
The species is primarily folivorous (Voth and others 1983; Manning and others 2003) and at least semi-arboreal (Foreman and Swingle 2006), with most of the diet during spring and summer consisting of Red Alder (Alnus rubra) leaves (Voth and others 1983).
The sampled herbivorous insects were grouped into three guilds according to their feeding habit--sap-sucking, folivorous and xylophagous (Weis & Berenbaum, 1989).
philippensis is also identified as folivorous (Kuo & Lee 2003, Nandini & Parthasarathy 2008, Bhatnagar et al.
coerulescens, where five samples of feces were obtained, despite it being a mainly folivorous species, the abundance of fruit in the diet probably corresponds to an opportunistic consumption at a time when this resource was abundant.
Our system of study includes the externally folivorous lepidopteran larvae that occur on a single host plant, Roupala montana Aubl.
Common Ringtail Possum and Common Brushtail Possum are widespread primarily folivorous mammals that feed on many eucalypt and other species.
Behavioral modifications due to captive conditions might also influence this pattern since these folivorous animals have been seen hunting rodents inside the enclosure (unpublished data).
Studying the Phasmatodea digestive system is important not only for potential use in systematics, but also in the evolution of their diet: Unlike other Polyneoptera, phasmids are exclusively folivorous (Calderon-Cortes et al.
Abstract: The effects of chemical inducers of plant resistance on folivorous beetles and predatory insects in Solanum tuberosum L.
Induction of exotic deinotheres, native African folivorous beasts, in Dharmsala Basin of Indian Himalayan region in early Miocene is a potential proxy to the fact that basin was having a well drained thick forest, and thus older levels of the region revealing barrenness indicate a big change in the intervening interval.