Chelura

Che`lu´ra


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of marine amphipod crustacea, which bore into and sometimes destroy timber.
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The amphipod Chelura terbrans, which lives within burrows made by Limnoria, and the copepod Tisbe gracilis, which occurs on wood blocks, ingests wood under laboratory conditions.
Three species of wood borers were present on the test blocks: the isopod Limnoria tripunctata, the bivalve Lyroduspedicellatus and the amphipod Chelura terebrans.
Three species of wood borers were present on the test blocks in 2013-2014: Limnoria tripunctata, Lyrodus pedicellatus, and Chelura terebrans.
Three wood boring species were present in 2013-2014: Limnoria tripunctata, Lyrodus pedicellatus and Chelura terebans.
The occurrence of Chelura terebrans Philippi in Los Angeles and San Francisco Harbors.
The wood-boring habits of Chelura terebrans in Los Angeles Harbor.