Definition of phytophagy in English:

phytophagy

noun

Zoology
  • See phytophagous

    • ‘A feeding experiment was established to elucidate the extent of granivory and phytophagy among 24 species of insectivorous carabid beetles.’
    • ‘Gut contents of Carboniferous arthropods, which include lycopod xylem elements and spores, are a tangible demonstration of phytophagy.’