polyphagous

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Definition

polyphagous noun

Feeding on several plant or animal species. Organism that develops on more than one host, eg, the gypsy moth, a polyphagous caterpillar feeds on both deciduous and coniferous trees[1].

Español

polífago[2]

Français

Polyphage[1]

中文

References


  1. 1.0 1.1 Forest Resources Glossary. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service. (2019, May 08). https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/terms/
  2. FAO TERM PORTAL. (2019). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. http://www.fao.org/faoterm/en/