Definition of Chelura. Meaning of Chelura. Synonyms of Chelura

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Definition of Chelura

Chelura
Chelura Che*lu"ra, n. [NL., fr. Gr. chhlh` claw + ? tail.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine amphipod crustacea, which bore into and sometimes destroy timber.

Meaning of Chelura from wikipedia

- under the superfamily Cheluroidea. At least three genera are included: Chelura Phillippi, 1839 Nippochelura Barnard, 1959 Tropichelura Barnard, 1959 J...
- A number of crustaceans have evolved as commensals with Limnoriidae. Chelura are amphipods that inhabit the more severely attacked regions of gribble-attacked...
- navalis, Turton, not Linn), Xylophaga dorsalis, Limnoria terebrans and Chelura terebrans, combined in destroying the submerged wood-work at the harbour...
- Unciolella foveolata Barnard, 1955 Unciolella spinosa Griffiths, 1974 Chelura terebrans Philippi, 1839 Chevalia aviculae Walker, 1904 Ampithoe africana...
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