frugivore

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frugivore

[′frü·ji‚vȯr]
(zoology)
A fruit-eating animal.
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Vertebrate frugivory and seed dispersal of a Chihuahuan Desert cactus.
Given these trends, it is possible that lipophilic antioxidants, particularly tocopherols, are especially important for birds and may influence patterns of frugivory at stopover during autumn migration.
Abundance and frugivory of the Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco) in a gallery forest in the Brazil's southern Pantanal.
We classified fall frugivory into four categories using the mean percent of fruit in fecal samples during fall migration on Block Island, Rhode Island (Parrish 1997): low 0-29, medium 30-59, medium-high 60-89, and high 90-100%.
Jessie Hogue-Morgenstern, Denison University, "The relationship of migrant avian frugivory and honeysuckle (Lonicera) management in the fall.
Sample sizes were insufficient to ascertain the importance of frugivory to Large Tree Finch and Vegetarian Finch, but the limited results support Bowman (1961), who considered the former largely insectivorous and the latter to feed mainly on leaves, flowers, and fruit flesh.
Fruiting phenology and frugivory on the palm Euterpe edulis in a lowland Atlantic Forest of Brazil.
Positive correlations that may suggest preferred frugivory would be the shrubs/trees Guettarda odorata (Rubiaceae) with Bridled Quail-Dove, and Myrciaria floribunda (Myrtaceae) with Pearly-eyed Thrasher.
Frugivory of Salvin's Curassow in a rainforest of the Colombian Amazon.