parasites instead of parasitoids
Thanks to the SWG for the preparation of this document.
I have one suggestion:
The term “parasitoid”is a specific term coined to be used for insect parasites. For plants, the term "parasite" may be more appropriate.
posted on 2010-03-14 13:12 UTC by Dr. Eliana Maria Gouveia Fontes, Brazil
RE: parasites instead of parasitoids
Continuing to my former comment:
The word "predator" is commonly used for carnivores. However, it is also sometimes used of seed eaters (seed predators). To avoid ambiquity, I suggest to add the "herbivores" on line 127. The sentence would read:
...with their herbivores, predators, parasites and pathogens, and..
posted on 2010-03-14 13:33 UTC by Dr. Eliana Maria Gouveia Fontes, Brazil