Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Guild

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1219

A group of species that exploits the same resource in a similar manner. Examples of a guild are the various insects that are responsible for decomposition of cow dung, or the various insects that attack the flower head of sunflower.

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