Xylophagous - definition of xylophagous by The Free Dictionary
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Feeding on or obtaining nutrition from wood: a xylophagous beetle; xylophagous fungi.
(Zoology) (of certain insects, crustaceans, etc) feeding on or living within wood
xy•loph•a•gous (zaɪˈlɒf ə gəs)
feeding on, perforating, or decomposing wood, as certain insects, insect larvae, or crustaceans.
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Bonaventure Church,- The timber attack by xylophagous
insects and by fungi,- Poor condition of the facades requiring restoration.
Neotropical tree species and their faunas of Xylophagous
longicorns (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in French Guiana.
Intestinal microbiota of termites and other xylophagous
wood resistance to xylophagous
fungi in soil bed test.
Host-use patterns of saproxylic phloeophagous and xylophagous
Coleoptera adults and larvae along the decay gradient in standing dead black spruce and aspen.
ICA Group's 100%-natural coatings have been designed to offer protection against aggressive environmental agents, such as rainwater, mold and xylophagous