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Borer

Borer

1. One that bores; an instrument for boring.

2. (Science: marine biology) a marine, bivalve mollusk, of the genus teredo and allies, which burrows in wood. See teredo. Any bivalve mollusk (saxicava, lithodomus, etc) which bores into limestone and similar substances.

One of the larvae of many species of insects, which penetrate trees, as the apple, peach, pine, etc. See apple borer, under apple.

The hagfish (Myxine).


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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

Yeah, the" borer "could be any kind of wood-eating insect...The longhorned beelte's larva is called "trees destroyer" in china :) Uff-f-f-f! It is very strong name! but beetle from your pic not seems longhorn ...

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by Locus
Fri Jan 19, 2007 4:11 pm
 
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

Yeah, the" borer "could be any kind of wood-eating insect...The longhorned beelte's larva is called "trees destroyer" in china :)

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by Bugz
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:49 pm
 
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

borer? you mean the longhorn beetle?

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by Bugz
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:36 pm
 
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Talk about INSECTZ or get outta here:)

It looks like borer....

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by sachin
Fri Jan 19, 2007 3:33 pm
 
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