frugivore


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frugivore

[′frü·ji‚vȯr]
(zoology)
A fruit-eating animal.
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rattus and Eliurus species are semiarboreal or arboreal frugivores (in the broad sense) but the latter appear less granivorous and are more specialized for arboreal life.
Effects of frugivore impoverishment and seed predators on the recruitment of a keystone palm.
The scientific program also included 60 papers organized into eight sessions, two symposia consisting of 13 papers on Ospreys in New England and on avian frugivores and their conservation, and 57 posters.
The effect of gut passage by two species of avian frugivore on seeds of pokeweed, Phytolacca americana.
Avian frugivores and specialists on Hawai'i Island have had numerous extinctions (Banko and Banko 2009), and 'Oma'o is currently Hawai'i Island's sole native seed disperser (Gorresen et al.
Recruitment of a mast-fruiting, bird-dispersed tree: bridging frugivore activity and seedling establishment.
We analyzed one seasonal frugivore in the early-successional habitat guild: Gray Catbird (Dumetella carolinensis).
Avian frugivore activity in relation to forest light gaps.
manacus to Miconia trees near lek areas was greater than other frugivores, whereas at non-lek areas other frugivores contributed more than M.
A study of avian frugivores, bird-dispersed plants, and their interaction in Mediterranean scrublands.
apricots, plums, cherries) that attracts frugivores or a tough, dry pericarp containing nuts ("almonds") that are dispersed by food-hoarding rodents and birds.