wharf borer

noun
: a small wood boring beetle (Nacerda melanura) of the family Oedemeridae that is destructive to piling and wood under wharves, buildings near the water, and sometimes telegraph poles

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Wharf borer — Taxobox name = Wharf Borer image size = 200px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Coleoptera familia = Oedemeridae genus = Narcerdes species = N. melanuara binomial = Narcerdes melanuara This beetle is thought to be a… …   Wikipedia

  • St Peter, Paul's Wharf — Infobox church name = St Peter, Paul s Wharf fullname = color = imagesize = caption = Current photo of site landscape = denomination = diocese = parish = Roman Catholic, Anglican division = subdivision = founded date = 10th century founder =… …   Wikipedia

  • Nacerdes melanura —   Nacerdes melanura …   Wikipedia Español

  • Oedemeridae — Anogcodes seladonius on Anthemis tinctoria Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • List of beetle species recorded in Britain - superfamily Tenebrionoidea — The following is a list of beetle species of the superfamily Tenebrionoidea recorded in Britain. For other beetle species, see List of beetle species recorded in Britain. Family Mycetophagidae * Pseudotriphyllus suturalis * Triphyllus bicolor *… …   Wikipedia

  • City of London — Not to be confused with London. City of London The City • Square Mile Aerial view of the City of London …   Wikipedia

  • Billingsgate — infobox UK place official name= Ward of Billingsgate map type= Greater London country= England region= London london borough= City of London latitude= 51.50864 longitude= 0.08205 os grid reference= TQ332806 post town= LONDON postcode area= EC… …   Wikipedia

  • Compagnie des Potasses du Congo — Pour les articles homonymes, voir CPC. La Compagnie des Potasses du Congo (CPC) désigne une entreprise minière qui exploitait le gisement de potasse à Holle, à une quarantaine de km au nord est de Pointe Noire en République du Congo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Dutch Church, Austin Friars — The oldest Dutch foundation in the world Country United Kingdom Denomination United Reformed Church Website …   Wikipedia

  • Holy Trinity the Less — Current photo of site Country United Kingdom Denomination Roman Catholic, Anglican Holy Trinity the Less was a parish church in the City of London, destroyed in the Great Fire of L …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.