What is another word for Order Insectivora?

Pronunciation: [ˈɔːdəɹ ˌɪnsˈɛktɪvˌɔːɹə] (IPA)

The Order Insectivora is a group of mammals that feed mainly on insects, but also on other invertebrates. This order is also known as Eulipotyphla, which means "true moles". It includes shrews, hedgehogs, moles, and solenodons, among others. Other common names for this order include the insect-eaters, insectivores, and insectivorous mammals. While they may be small in size, these animals play an important role in many ecosystem by controlling insect populations. Despite their similar dietary habits, the animals in the Order Insectivora have diverse adaptations to help them hunt and consume their prey.

Synonyms for Order insectivora:

What are the hypernyms for Order insectivora?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Mammalia (the class of animals that Insectivora belongs to), Vertebrata (the subphylum that Mammalia belongs to).

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