What are insects living on plant sap called?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 2 months ago

What are insects living on plant sap called?
 
(a) Photophagous
 
(b) Cynophagous
 
(c) Autophagous
 
(d) Phytophagous
 
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This is a very interesting question from Population Interactions-4 topic in division Organisms and Populations of Biology – Class 12

1 Answers
Editor">Editor Staff answered 2 months ago

Correct option is (d) Phytophagous
 
Explanation: Phytophagous are insects living on plant sap. These insects attack fruits, flowers, leaves, stems, and roots. These are herbivores feeding on herbs (plants).