mycophagous


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mycophagous

(mī-kŏf′ə-gəs)
adj.
Feeding on fungi.

my′co·phage (-kə-fāj′) n.
my·coph′a·gy (-ə-jē) n.
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Competition in natural populations of mycophagous Drosophila.
Families of diptera that seem to include mycophagous species are: Drosophilidae, Chloropidae, Phoridae, Mycetophilidae, Sciaridae, Tipulidae, Cecidomyiidae, and Platypezidae.
Thus, mycophagous mite--plant mutualisms may be common and important in natural systems.
Thus, for nuclear markers neither of the two mycophagous Drosophila species exhibited significant genetic differentiation among populations, while populations of D.
In addition, sooty molds commonly grow on leaves covered with honeydew and these molds likely attract a number of insects including certain mycophagous beetle species (Elton, 1966).
In this study, we present data from a detailed study of the extinction-recolonization dynamics of the mycophagous beetle Phalacrus substriatus.
Harr., Fraedrich & Aghayeva that causes laurel wilt in redbays and avocados is an excellent potential host for the mycophagous nematode, Ruehmaphelenchus sp.
For mycophagous Drosophila, for instance, N would be the number of female flies that visit a mushroom to lay eggs.
Comparative biochemistry of mycophagous and non-my-cophagous grain beetles: chitinolytic activities of foreign and sawtoothed grain beetles.
Previous studies have shown that mycophagous species of Drosophila can develop on medium containing amanitin concentrations at least an order of magnitude greater than the maximum doses that nonmycophagous species can tolerate (Jaenike et al.
Diet: Unknown, but commonly mites of this family are mycophagous and saprophagous (Norton & Behan-Pelletier 2009).