family Teredinidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Teredinidae - shipworms
mollusk family - a family of mollusks
genus Teredo - type genus of the family Teredinidae
shipworm, teredinid - wormlike marine bivalve that bores into wooden piers and ships by means of drill-like shells
Bankia, genus Bankia - giant shipworms
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Marine shipworms, notorious for boring into wooden hulls and pilings, are mollusks in the family Teredinidae.