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Ecological, behavioural and nutritional factors influencing use of palms as host plants by a Neotropical forest grasshopper

Ecological, behavioural and nutritional factors influencing use of palms as host plants by a Neotropical forest grasshopper

Journal of Tropical Ecology 9(2): 183-197

Studies were carried out in Costa Rica to examine leaf damage caused by the acridid Microtylopteryx hebardi in populations of 3 geonomoid palm species. Females of the acridid showed a strong preference for Geonoma cuneata over other palm species in laboratory feeding trials. In consumption and digestibility experiments, M. hebardi consumed more fresh weight of G. cuneata and gained more weight per unit time spent feeding on this species.

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DOI: 10.1017/s026646740000715x

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