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phy·toph·a·gous

(fī-tof'ă-gŭs),
Plant-eating; vegetarian.
[phyto- + G. phagō, to eat]

phytophagous

(of animals) feeding on plants.

phytophagous

plant-eating.
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formosa might be in the middle of an evolutionary transition and that obligatory phytophagy appears to be the next stage for this group (Krantz and Lindquist, 1979; Andre and Fain, 2000; Nuzzaci and Di Palma, 2002; Krantz and Walter, 2009).
It does not represent the striking reversal to phytophagy from fungus-feeding ancestors that would be inferred from the unsatisfactory homology interpretations indicated by the original authors.
all groups of ancient insects involved in pollination share phytophagy on nonangiosperms as an ancestral condition; and (4) a high percentage
Phytophagy in predaceous heteroptera: effects on life history and population dynamics.