(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.
More definitions of monophagousDefinition of monophagous in:
- The US English dictionary