frugivorous


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frugivorous

[frü′jiv·ə·rəs]
(zoology)
Fruit-eating. Also known as fructivorous.
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Cecropia pachystachya Trecul (Urticaceae), as other species of the genus, is a common plant typical of the initial phases of ecological succession that attracts many frugivorous animals.
The relationship between body size, diet, and habitat use in frugivorous bats, genus Carollia (Phyllostomidae).
In that case, ecosystems may be resilient to the loss of a particular frugivorous, but since large-bodied fishes have a greater range of seed dispersal, this resilience may be reduced if such larger fishes are over-fished (Correa et al., 2016).
The nematode eggs are present in droppings from frugivorous birds.
During November 2015-August 2017, we collected samples from free-ranging frugivorous and insectivorous bats in Guinea, Cameroon, and the DRC.
'Forest obligates, like frugivorous monitors and Philippine eagles, require large tracts of intact and healthy forest, and so the presence of both in the northern Cordillera is a good sign about the health of that ecosystem.
The aim of this study was to know aspects of the diversity of frugivorous flies (Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae) and their parasitoids in several plant species in the fruit growing region of Livramento de Nossa Senhora, Bahia, as subsidies to improve the methods of control of these pests.
nemestrina conventionally have brown-colored feces, in contrast to leaf monkeys which have greenish-colored feces as a result of their frugivorous omnivore and folivorous herbivore diets, respectively (Figure 1) (Md-Zain and Ch'ng, 2011).
The virus was detected in tongue (92 % and 85 %), brown fat (82 % and 77 %), lung (62 % and 77 %), heart (42 % and 77%), stomach (92 % and 64 %), liver (38 % and 67 %), spleen (43 % and 27 %), bladder (73 % and 88 %), kidney (77 % and 38 %), intestine tissues (77 % and 38 %), and feces (38 % and 42 %) from frugivorous and insectivorous bats.
Together, these factors may lead to the need for relatively greater cognitive complexity and flexibility in frugivorous species."