Definition of Lithophagus. Meaning of Lithophagus. Synonyms of Lithophagus

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Definition of Lithophagus

Lithophagus
Lithodomus Li*thod"o*mus, n. [NL. See Lithodome.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of elongated bivalve shells, allied to the mussels, and remarkable for their ability to bore holes for shelter, in solid limestone, shells, etc. Called also Lithophagus. Note: These holes are at first very small and shallow, but are enlarged with the growth of the shell, sometimes becoming two or three inches deep and nearly an inch diameter.

Meaning of Lithophagus from wikipedia

- 1816) Synonyms Echinus (Toxopneustes) lividus (Lamarck, 1816) Echinus lithophagus Leach, in Tilloch, 1812 Echinus lividus (Lamarck, 1816) Echinus purpureus...
- animal. Iris Ritzmann Lithophagus entry in Enzyklopädie Medizingeschichte claims a predecessor, the Steinbiter or Lithophagus, mentioned already in Zedlers...
- Order: Mytiloida Family: Mytilidae Genus: Lithophaga Röding, 1798 Species See text Synonyms Lithophagus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 Lithodomus Cuvier, 1816...
- Mytilus margaritiferusfreshwater pearl mussel Mytilus unguis Mytilus lithophagus Mytilus bilocularis Mytilus exustus Mytilus barbatus Mytilus edulis –...
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