Definition of Xylophaga. Meaning of Xylophaga. Synonyms of Xylophaga

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Definition of Xylophaga

Xylophaga
Xylophaga Xy*loph"a*ga, n. [NL. See Xylophagous.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine bivalves which bore holes in wood. They are allied to Pholas.

Meaning of Xylophaga from wikipedia

- Xylophaga is a genus of bivalves in the family Pholadidae. Xylophaga abyssorum Dall, 1886 Xylophaga atlantica Richards, 1942 Xylophaga dorsalis (Turton...
- Xylophaga dorsalis is a species of bivalves in the family Pholadidae. List of marine molluscs of Ireland (Bivalvia) A conchological dictionary of the...
- piddock Genus Xylophaga Turton, 1822 Xylophaga abyssorum Dall, 1886 Xylophaga atlantica Richards, 1942 Xylophaga dorsalis (Turton, 1819) Xylophaga praestans...
- known about the bacteria that degrade cellulose. Symbiotic bacteria in Xylophaga may play a role in the degradation of sunken wood; while bacteria such...
- Mediterranean sea European waters Warén A. (1995). "Description of Bathysciadium xylophaga Warén & Carrozza, sp.n. and comments on Addisonia excentrica (Tiberi)...
- wood boring bivalves that belong to the subfamily Xylophagainae, such as Xylophaga dorsalis, or other species recently described from deep-sea canyons. They...
- insulation could be eaten, for instance, by species of Teredo (shipworm) and Xylophaga. Hemp laid between the steel wire armouring gave pests a route to eat...
- wood-boring molluscs Teredo navalis L., Psiloteredo megotara (Hanley) and Xylophaga dorsalis (Turton) on the Swedish West Coast". Ophelia. 16 (2): 233–250...
- divided into three groups, true sawflies (phyllophaga), woodwasps or xylophaga (Siricidae), and Orussidae. The three groupings have been distinguished...
- †Xiphiorhynchus eocaenicus – or unidentified comparable form Xylophagatentative reportXylophaga mississippiensis Contents A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O...
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