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Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:

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Lonicera japonica
(Japanese Honeysuckle) [Caprifoliaceae]
(observations are from Martin et al. and Sotala & Kirkpatrick)

Birds

Phasianidae:
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in Virginia] MZN1951; Turdidae: Catharus guttatus (Hermit Thrush) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in E USA] MZN1951, Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in NE USA] MZN1951

Mammals
Cervidae: Odocoileus virginianus (White-tailed Deer) [stems & leaves have moderate importance as a food source throughout the year] SK1973
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