Relationships of
Vertebrate Animals
to this Plant:


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


Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey) [fruits comprise 0.5-2% of the diet in Virginia] MZN1951; Turdidae: Catharus fuscescens (Veery) [this semi-woody vine was selected to provide support 8% of the time for the nests of this bird in Delaware] Hck2004, 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, Turdus migratorius (American Robin) [the fruits are eaten rarely] Be1915

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