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fossor

(ˈfɒsə)
n
obsolete a gravedigger
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The association between the coquina clam Donax fossor Say and its epibiotic hydroid Lovenella gracilis Clarke.
The 229 lampreys collected during 1998-2012 included 52 American brook lampreys (Lethenteron appendix), one adult northern brook lamprey (lchthyomyzon fossor), 130 adult chestnut lampreys (I.
noae and several other Tridacna species showing morphological similarities (Tridacna elongata (Lamarck, 1819), Tridacna fossor (Hedley, 1921), Tridacna imbricata (Roding, 1798), and Tridacna lanceolata (Sowerby, 1884)) as ecotypes of T.
Tomarus fossor (Latreille, 1833): Se recolectaron doce individuos en los fragmentos RCM, RB y CUA, con trampas de luz blanca y ultravioleta.
Rossi 1794) Augyles hispidulus (Kiesenwetter 1843) Augyles maritimus (GuArin-MACopyrightneville 1844) Augyles marmota (Kiesenwetter 1850) Augyles turanicus (Reitter 1887) Heterocerus fossor Kiesenwetter 1843 Heterocerus holosericeus Rosenhauer 1856).
Tubifex camerani De Visart, 1901, Psammoryctes fossor Ditlevsen, 1904.
Before the 1346 Battle of Neville''s Cross in Durham against an invading Scots army, Prior Fossor was told in a vision to take the St Cuthbert cloth on a spear to the battlefield.
Mammalian-type sex dosage compensation mechanism in an insect Gryllotalpa fossor (Scudder) Orthoptera.
tu, bellus ille et urbanus / Suffenus unus caprimulgus aut fossor /
'peruersae ueneris postico uulnere fossor' ("a digger of perverse sex with a posterior wound").