insectivorous


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(of animals and plants) feeding on insects

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Although minor colonies of small insectivorous bats were found, the only identifiable colony of R.
In contrast, frugivorous, granivorous, nectarivorous, and insectivorous birds had a distinct egg-laying season between September and December (Fig.
Previous reports of stomach contents for this insectivorous bat included similar items: crickets, beetles, moths, and other soft-bodied invertebrates (Vaughan, 1959; Ross, 1961).
In the shrubby habitats (cerro), insectivorous birds exhibited the same overall density as granivores during the breeding season.
Response of insectivorous birds to emerging aquatic insects in riparian habitats of a tallgrass prairie stream.
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.
Moles are insectivorous and eat only insects, grubs and earthworms.
We provide information on the occurrence of the insectivorous bats Centronycteris maximiliani (Fisher, 1829) and Micronycteris daviesi (Hill, 1964) in Venezuela.
Body weight for a variety of insectivorous birds, is "a better predictor of the size of prey taken" than morphological characteristics such as bill size or shape (Hespenheide 1971:63).
Insectivorous bats might be less limited by availability of food (Fenton, 1982) than other resources, such as availability of maternal roost sites (Humphrey, 1975).
Analyses of several cases of human rabies infections have reported insectivorous bats as the source (3).
Most insectivorous birds time their breeding to match hatching with the onset of the rainy season, when insect abundance greatly increases (Skutch 1950).
Recognition of insectivorous bats by their echolocation calls.
Our results further support the hypothesis that, like human CoV-229E and SARS-CoV, ancestors of MERS-CoV might exist in Old World insectivorous bats belonging to the family Vespertilionidae, to which the genera Neoromicia and Pipistrellus belong (3).
Robinson and Holmes (1982, 1984) in New Hampshire, and Holmes and Recher (1986) in Australia, found that search tactics of insectivorous birds were related to vegetation structure and prey availability.