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eating feces

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Concerning the feeding guild, species were classified as coprophagous ([greater than or equal to] 80 % of captures occurred in traps baited with faeces), necrophagous ([greater than or equal to] 80 % of captures occurred in traps baited with rotten meat), saprophages ([greater than or equal to] 80 % of captures occurred in traps baited with rotten banana) and generalists (species not covered in the previous groups) (Almeida & Louzada, 2009; Da Silva & Di Mare, 2012).
Burial of bovine dung by coprophagous beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from horse and cow grazing sites in El Salvador.
2012) and may provide dietary nitrogen, as termites are coprophagous.
Promoting such a coprophagous indulgence among white powerbrokers was not a laughing matter in Jackson, circa 1960--nor today, for that matter.
In particular, the graphic description of Aue's sexual perversions, ranging from anally penetrating his sister in a guillotine to the coprophagous fantasies at the Uxkull castle, have shocked readers, but I think they serve an important function.
The centerpieces of this essay are the infamous and public Judensau depictions of medieval Europe, statuary that frequently contained both scatological and COPROPHAGOUS elements.
COPROPHAGOUS COLEOPTERA (SCARABAEIDAE: SCARABAEINAE) IN LAS DELICIAS NATURAL RESERVE (DNR), SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA, (SNSM) COLOMBIA
While this coprophagous image may suggest Sade, the narrator also
This coprophagous (dung-feeding) beetle lives and nests only in the remains of the nests of the Mexican ant Atta mexicana (habitat rarity) and does not even occupy all of them, nor is it abundant, suggesting great demographic rarity.
had been able to bill her parents $130 an hour plus expenses for playing the role of mediator and absorber of shit while she had had to perform essentially the same coprophagous services on a more or less daily basis for free, for nothing, services which were not only grossly unfair and inappropriate for a child to feel required to perform but which her parents had then turned around and tried to make her, the depressed person herself, as a child, feel guilty about the staggering cost of Walter D.
Macrochelid mites have been recovered from the body surface of adult flies, as well as from coprophagous scarab beetles and even from some rodents (reviewed by Krantz 1983).
This is the case of Diptera saprophagous, coprophagous et necrophagous.