Omnivory
An omnivore, meaning 'all-eater' (Latin omni, vorare: "all, everything", "to devour"), or polyphage ("many eater") species is a consumer of a variety of material as significant food sources in their natural diet. These foods may include plants, animals, algae and fungi.
Omnivores often are opportunistic, general feeders with neither carnivore nor herbivore specializations for acquiring or processing food, and are capable of consuming and do consume both animal protein and vegetation. Many omnivores depend on a suitable mix of animal and plant food for long-term good health and reproduction.[citation needed]

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Omnivore - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An omnivore, meaning 'all-eater' (Latin omni, vorare: "all, everything", "to devour") , or polyphage ("many eater") species is a consumer of a variety of material as ...
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Omnivory - definition of Omnivory by the Free Online Dictionary ...
om·ni·vore ( m n -vôr , -v r ). n. 1. An omnivorous person or animal. 2. One that takes in everything available, as with the mind.
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Omnivory and the stability of simple food webs - UC Davis
First, recent modelling work suggests that Omnivory is actually stabilizing, providing that ... of Omnivory showed more stable dynamics, measured using time until ...
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THE PREVALENCE OF OMNIVORY IN REAL FOOD WEBS
This means that, above the herbivore trophic level, food webs are better characterized as a tangled web of omnivores. Omnivory was most common in marine ...
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consequences of omnivory for trophic interactions on a salt marsh ...
Although Omnivory is common in nature, its impact on trophic interactions is variable. Predicting the food web consequences of Omnivory is complicated because ...
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VANDERMEER J. (2006) Omnivory and the stability of food webs ...
The ecological concept of Omnivory, feeding at more than a single trophic level, ... that Omnivory may be either stabilizing or destabilizing, depending, in part, ...
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Trophic omnivory across a productivity gradient: intraguild predation ...
Jul 17, 2013 ... Abstract. Intraguild predation theory centres on two predictions: (i) for an omnivore and an intermediate predator (IG-prey) to coexist on shared ...
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Omnivory as a Stabilizing Feature of Natural Communities - Jstor
Omnivory—defined broadly as feeding on more than one trophic ... sults from mathematical food web theory, Omnivory destabilizes ecological communities,.
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How Rare is Omnivory? - Jstor
in real ecosystems: (1) Omnivory should be relatively rare; (2) omnivores should only rarely feed on species in trophic levels that are not adjacent. (I have quoted.
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Re-Evaluating the Omnivory-Stability Relationship in Food ... - Jstor
Correspondingly, Omnivory ought to be rare in real food webs. ... data appeared to verify this, recently many ecologists have found Omnivory to be ubiquitous in ...
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Omnivory in science
What is an omnivore?
An omnivore is a kind of animal that eats either other animals or plants. Some omnivores will hunt and eat their food, like carnivores, eating herbivores and other ...
THE PREVALENCE OF OMNIVORY IN REAL FOOD WEBS
3Department of Zoology and Biodiversity Research Centre, University of British ... control within food webs, but it has been criticized for ignoring Omnivory.
BioOne Online Journals - Omnivores as seasonally important ...
Omnivores as seasonally important predators in a stream food web1. full access. Claudia Hellmann 2. Department of Biology, University Koblenz-Landau, ...
Trophic omnivory across a productivity gradient: intraguild predation ...
Jul 17, 2013 ... 1Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago, ... Haustrum haustorium, a trophic omnivore, and Haustrum scobina, the IG-prey.
Reconciling the omnivory-stability debate.
University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada. ggellner@uoguelph.ca . Despite attempts at reconciliation, the role of Omnivory in food web stability ...
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Omnivory and the stability of food webs. John Vandermeera,b,Ã. aDepartment of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, ...
Consequences of omnivory and alternative food resources on
Sponsors: Digital Repository at the University of Maryland ... the reticulate nature of food webs and the labile role of omnivores in promoting trophic cascades.
[PDF]Omnivory as a Stabilizing Feature of Natural Communities - Jstor
Omnivory AS A STABILIZING FEATURE. OF NATURAL COMMUNITIES. WILLIAM F. FAGAN*. Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle, ...
Reconciling the omnivory-stability debate. - F1000Prime
University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, USA. ... The authors study the influence of Omnivory on stability of a food chain model, showing that strong Omnivory is ...
[PDF]Sensitivity Analysis of a Three- Species Nonlinear Response ...
Ala Moana Hotel, Honolulu, Hawaii. Sensitivity Analysis of a Three-. Species Nonlinear Response. Omnivory Model. James A. Vance. The University of Virginia's ...
Books on the term Omnivory
Trophic Omnivory and the Structure, Strength, and Nonlinear Nature ...
Trophic Omnivory and the Structure, Strength, and Nonlinear Nature ...
Mark Novak, 2008
My dissertation brings empirical data to bear on the importance of Omnivory and the nonlinear nature of trophic interactions.
Consequences of Omnivory and Alternative Food Resources on the ...
Consequences of Omnivory and Alternative Food Resources on the ...
Steven D. Frank, 2007
In open field plots the abundance of omnivorous carabids and ants increased in response to seed but not pupae whereas neither subsidy affected the abundance of carnivorous predators.
Causes and Consequences of Variation in Omnivory Within Food Webs: ...
Causes and Consequences of Variation in Omnivory Within Food Webs: ...
Jonathan Adrian Bennett, 2006
Omnivores feed at more than one trophic level and as such increase the complexity of food web interactions.
Permanent Coexistence for Omnivory Models
Permanent Coexistence for Omnivory Models
James A. Vance, 2006
Omnivory is defined as the consumption of resources from more than one trophic level. In this work, we investigate three Omnivory models of increasing complexity.
Regulation of Community Structure: Top-down Effects are Modified ...
Regulation of Community Structure: Top-down Effects are Modified ...
Juan Manuel Jimenez Martinez, 2008
Biological communities are structured by a complex set of processes that have complicated the development of a general theory of community structure regulation.
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Omnivory
In Defense of Omnivory | UltraGrassFed
www.ultragrassfed.com/in-defense-of-omnivory/
Sunny Corner Farm: Omnivory.
I don't really know if Omnivory is a word or not but an omnivore is what I am. Today we are butchering lamb.
sunny-corner-farm.blogspot.com/2012/06/omnivory.html
Vegans and Ethical Omnivores, Unite! » Tammi Jonas: Food Ethics
www.tammijonas.com/2011/12/31/vegans-and-ethical-omnivores-unite/
The Geometry of Pimm’s Omnivory | McCann Food Web Lab
Gabriel Gellner, Ph.D. student, publishes a new paper on Omnivory in The American Naturalist that unites the classical community matrix (Pimm) approach with the modern bifurcation/module approach. Despite belief that these can yield different answers, Gellner uses a fancy geometrical approach to show that they really speak to each other quite clearly. http://www.jstor.org/pss/10.1086/663191 See the…
mccannlab.com/2012/01/26/reconciling-the-omnivory-stability-debate-bifurcations-pimm-the-geometry-of-omnivory/
omnivory | undulating clover, wild & wonderful
When I was a kid, my favorite animals were all herbivores: white-tailed deer, gazelles, antelopes; giraffes; elephants. (I hand-waved the carnivory of blue whales, since they almost exclusively eat tiny crustaceans called krill.) When I thought about the behavior of any of these animals, I focused on what I saw as gentleness. I internalized an…
fiadhiglas.wordpress.com/2012/07/09/omnivory/
Herbivory versus omnivory: linking homeostasis and elemental imbalance in copepod development
plankt.oxfordjournals.org/content/32/11/1573.abstract
Bluestem Farm: In defence of omnivory
A key concept reoccurring in my environmental studies degree at KU was the 10% rule. For every step in a food chain (such as from grain to mice to hawks) only 10% of the energy required to grow the prey is passed to the predator.
bluestemfarm.blogspot.com/2010/12/in-defence-of-omnivory.html
prekomorec: Proud Omnivory
If you consider that gut length is proportional to the amount of digestion needed to procure energy from your food source, then I can only say thank Darwin we're not herbivores. It's already about 7 metres now, if we were made to be vegetarians, it would have to be about 14.
prekomorec.blogspot.com/2010/10/proud-omnivory.html
PALAEOBLOG: Heterodontosaurus: Omnivore!
Palaeoblog is a blog giving the latest news about paleontology, dinosaurs, paleobiology, and related arts and sciences.
palaeoblog.blogspot.com/2008/10/heterodontosaurus-omnivore.html
Stephen Bodio's Querencia: Food Stuff: Omnivory
Both Peculiar and Rod Dreher have linked to "The Omnivore's Hundred". Im not sure posting the whole list here wouldn't knock off too much below, but it is wonderful (not all fancy, not all weird, though plenty of both, from fugu to MacDonald's.
stephenbodio.blogspot.com/2008/09/food-stuff-omnivory.html
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