frugivore

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frugivore

[′frü·ji‚vȯr]
(zoology)
A fruit-eating animal.
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Frugivory by birds was observed using the focal tree metodology between March-May 2005 (five trees, 60 hours) and February-May 2008 (eight trees, 96 hours), always during fruiting peaks.
Frugivory and seed dispersal by four species of primates in Madagascar[acute accent]s eastern rain forest.
Clark's chapter on plant demography, as well as the more interdisciplinary chapters on herbivory and frugivory.
Twelve papers, grouped into the middle two sections of the book under plant and frugivore strategies, respectively, illustrate both the diverse (comparative, experimental and computer modeling) methodologies used by researchers and the potpourri of topics that go under the rubric of frugivory and seed dispersal.
The interruption of ecological processes, such as the plant animal interactions associated with frugivory and seed dispersal has been widely shown to diminish plant species richness, one of the characteristics for which the Choco biogeographic region is a global conservation priority.
Resource abundance and frugivory in two manakin species (Aves: Pipridae) inhabiting a reforested area in Colombia.
Avian frugivory on honeysuckle (Lonicera) in southweastern Ohio in fall.
Fruit patch size and frugivory in the lowland tapir (Tapirus terrestris).
Da Silva HR, De Britto-Pereira MC, Caramaschi U (1989) Frugivory and seed dispersal by Hyla truncata, a neotropical treefrog.