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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Xylophăga — Xylophăga, Holzfresser, heißt bei Einigen die Familie der Holzwespen (Siricides), bei Anderen die der Borkenkäfer (Bostrychini) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Xylophăga — (Holzbohrer), Familie aus der Ordnung der Käfer, s. Holzbohrer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Xylophaga — Xylophăga, s. Borkenkäfer und Holzfresser …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • xylophaga — xy·loph·a·ga …   English syllables

  • xylophaga — I. zīˈläfəgə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from xyl + phaga : a genus of marine bivalve mollusks (family Pholadidae) that bore holes in wood II. noun plural Usage: capitalized …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graphina xylophaga — ID 37836 Symbol Key GRXY Common Name N/A Family Graphidaceae Category Lichen Division Ascomycota US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit Lichenous …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Graphina xylophaga R.C. Harris — Symbol GRXY Botanical Family Graphidaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Pholadidae — Taxobox name = Pholadidae image caption = Cyrtopleura costata regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis = Bivalvia subclassis = Heterodonta ordo = Myoida subordo = Pholadina familia = Pholadidae familia authority = Lamarck, 1809 subdivision… …   Wikipedia

  • Aix sponsa — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alauda arborea — Wood Wood, n. [OE. wode, wude, AS. wudu, wiodu; akin to OHG. witu, Icel. vi?r, Dan. & Sw. ved wood, and probably to Ir. & Gael. fiodh, W. gwydd trees, shrubs.] [1913 Webster] 1. A large and thick collection of trees; a forest or grove; frequently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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