oophagous

oophagous

[ō′äf·ə·gəs]
(zoology)
Feeding or living on eggs.
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Description of a central Amazonian and Guianan tree frog, genus Osteocephalus (Anura, Hylidae), with oophagous tadpoles.
The general host selection behavior of parasitoid Hymenoptera and a comparison of initial strategies utilized by larvaphagous and oophagous species.
pentadactylus group (sensu Heyer, 1979; 2005) build their foam nests on land in excavated basins and have oophagous tadpoles (Muedeking and Heyer, 1976; Cardoso and Sazima, 1977; Hero and Galatti, 1990; Hodl, 1990; Gascon, 1991; Aichinger, 1992; Gibson and Buley, 2004; Prado et al.
absoluta and the residual effect on the oophagous parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja of the following insecticides: triflumuron, abamectin, chlorfenapyr, and an experimental strain of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt).
Experiments and stable isotope data strongly suggest that Acesta bullisi is oophagous, preying upon the lipid-rich eggs (zygotes) released by the host tubeworms.
heyeri is part of the presumed clade of oophagous species found in the western Amazon (O.
In the majority of cases, where oophagous parasitoids have been used to control stink bugs, the most common target species has been Nezara viridula (L.
1 cm total length (TL), weighed 800 g, and had a greatly distended abdomen, as is typical of embryos of oophagous lamnoid sharks (Gilmore, 1993).
Description of a central Amazonian and Guayanan tree frog, genus Osteocephalus (Anura, Hylidae), with oophagous tadpoles.