Definition of monophagous in English:

monophagous

Line breaks: mon|opha¦gous
Pronunciation: /məˈnɒfəgəs
 
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adjective

Zoology
  • (Of an animal) eating only one kind of food.
    More example sentences
    • It is a monophagous herbivore that feeds on leaves and flower buds.
    • While monophagous herbivores were typically found at lower densities in polycultures, polyphagous herbivores showed a more variable response.
    • The salt-marsh planthopper Pissonotus quadripustulatus is monophagous on B. frutescens.

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