Definition of Limnoria. Meaning of Limnoria. Synonyms of Limnoria

Definition of Limnoria. Meaning of Limnoria. Synonyms of Limnoria

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Definition of Limnoria

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Limnoria lignorum
Gribble Grib"ble, n. [Cf. Prov. E. grib to bite.] (Zo["o]l.) A small marine isopod crustacean (Limnoria lignorum or L. terebrans), which burrows into and rapidly destroys submerged timber, such as the piles of wharves, both in Europe and America.

Meaning of Limnoria from wikipedia

- Limnoria is a genus of isopods from the family Limnoriidae. Limnoria agrostisa Cookson, 1991 Limnoria algarum Menzies, 1957 Limnoria andamanensis...
- small (1–4 millimetres or 0.04–0.16 inches long) crustaceans, although Limnoria stephenseni from subantarctic waters can reach 10 mm (0.4 in). The term...
- on Asystasia species. Precis limnoria limnoria (south-western Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Ethiopia, Somalia) Precis limnoria taveta Rogenhofer, 1891 (southern...
- Limnoria lignorum, commonly known as the gribble, is a species of isopod in the family Limnoriidae. It is found in shallow water in the North Atlantic...
- Mylothris agrippina Hübner, [1819] Papilio flippantha Fabricius, 1793 Pieris limnoria Godart, [1819] Mylothris pantoporia Hübner, [1833] Daptonura hübneri...
- climena (Stoll, [1782]) Synonyms Papilio climena Stoll, [1782] Cratia limnoria Hübner, 1816 Euploea zinckenii C. & R. Felder, [1865] camorta Wood-Mason...
- fauna such as Shipworms and Limnoria. Though creosote is used as a pesticide preservative, studies have shown that Limnoria is resistant to wood preservative...
- species are founded in the North Atlantic. It was discovered on a species Limnoria lignorum, the gribble in Roscoff, Brittany, FranceBetween 1975 and 1983...
- America can be ascribed to C. b. thomasi (= Diacyclops thomasi), while C. b. limnoria is restricted to Lake Constance. Taxonomy within the group is uncertain...
- feed on wood, cellulose is digested by enzymes secreted in the caeca. Limnoria lignorum, for example, bores into wood and additionally feeds on the mycelia...
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