insectivorous


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insectivorous

[in‚sek′tiv·ə·rəs]
(biology)
Feeding on a diet of insects.
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Further, the researchers estimated that insectivorous birds together only have biomasses of about three million tonnes.
Then, we digitized 13 landmarks for cranium and 15 for jaw (Appendix II) that were selected based on previous studies on insectivorous bats (Van Cakenberghe, Herrel & Aguirre, 2002; Sztencel-Jablonka et al., 2009; Jansky, 2013) with TpsDig v2.12 (Rohlf, 2008a) and TpsUtil v1.44 (Rohlf, 2009).
condylurus bats, like most insectivorous bats, are believed to travel only short distances (8), BOMV is likely to be distributed throughout much of sub-Saharan Africa (7).
Streit and Nagel (1993) reported, in adults of the insectivorous bat Pipistrellus pipistrellus, levels of Pb in the liver between 2.95 and 38.5 mg/g dry mass and Cu levels between 15.7 and 32.0 mg/g dry mass.
A numbat, also known as a banded anteater, is a small insectivorous marsupial native to western Australia.
"Saproxylic beetles are involved in important ecosystem services such as recycling nutrients, pollination and contribute to forest insect biomass being a feeding source for birds, bats and other insectivorous animals.
Toxic metals are bio-accumulated by insectivorous bats due to their foraging habits and high trophic level.
Insectivorous reptiles in captivity have a very limited assortment of commercially bred feeder insects and don't get the variety found in nature.
Insectivorous birds are known to be sensitive to changes in habitat structure due to their specialized foraging behaviour.
An environmental measure to make sure beekeepers and insectivorous bird has been included as part of the EU's Common Agricultural Policy for the period 2014-2020, Photiou said.
On May 26, the medical team in its report to the ministry said samples collected from insectivorous bats in Kozhikode and Malappuram districts tested negative.
As burn frequency and the ratio of dead to live canopy extent increased and as basal area of live trees decreased (i.e., as savanna restoration progressed) there was a guild shift from Insectivorous Air Salliers to Insectivorous Bark Gleaners (Fig.