carnivorous

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carnivorous

[kär′niv·ə·rəs]
(biology)
Eating flesh or, as in plants, subsisting on nutrients obtained from animal protoplasm.
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However, less is known about smaller beetles, especially about coprophagous scarabaeids or zoophagous small carabids in the hoopoe diet.
Konchina (1977) stated that most members of the family Pomadasyidae are zoophagous, and Menezes & Figueiredo (1980) referred to P.
Zoophagous species comprised of Coccinella septumpunctata, Cheilomenes sexmaculata, Hippodemia variegata, H.