insectivorous


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insectivorous

[in‚sek′tiv·ə·rəs]
(biology)
Feeding on a diet of insects.
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Otherwise, "if you lose the control factor of insectivorous birds," warns Dartmouth's Holmes, "you run the risk of insect population explosions that could greatly reduce forest growth.
The case in this report is the sixth since 1980 in which insectivorous bats were implicated.
Use of spatial features by foraging insectivorous bats in a large urban landscape.
It seems reasonable to expect that reduction of normal dentition to a total of eight teeth in an insectivorous bat would severely affect its food-processing abilities.
Insectivorous bats in tropical communities consist of species that fly rapidly, fly slowly, hover or glean so that flight characteristics of bats may result in partitioning of food resources (Norberg, 1994), although most species combine two or more strategies and communities may contain very similar species.
The round-leaved sundew, an insectivorous plant, can be found on the wet, acidic soils around Eston Mire.
Analyses of several cases of human rabies infections have reported insectivorous bats as the source (3).
Insectivorous bats might be less limited by availability of food (Fenton, 1982) than other resources, such as availability of maternal roost sites (Humphrey, 1975).
as savanna restoration progressed) there was a guild shift from Insectivorous Air Salliers to Insectivorous Bark Gleaners (Fig.
These insectivorous plants have additional benefits when used in a terrarium.