Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Granivory

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1150

Seed feeding. Such arthropods are said to be granivorous or granivores. This is distinct from graminivorous (graminivores), or grass feeding, though animals that feed on grass seeds can be said to be both granivorous and graminivorous.

 Food Habits of Insects

 Phytophagy

 Herbivory

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