Share this entry

Share this page

wood louse

División en sílabas: wood louse

Definición de wood louse en inglés:

sustantivo (plural wood lice)

A small terrestrial crustacean with a grayish segmented body and seven pairs of legs, living in damp habitats.
  • Oniscus and other genera, order Isopoda
Example sentences
  • These tireless toilers of the soil include such creatures as the earthworms, woodlice and millipedes.
  • The main detritivore taxa were woodlice, millipedes, insects, and gastropods.
  • In 1890, Dubois confirmed that blinded salamanders displayed an aversion to shorter wavelengths of light, and. in 1895, Finsen extended the results to frogs, earthworms, woodlice, beetles and flies.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Más sobre wood louse

Palabras cercanas

Más palabras en esta categoría

borer brittlestar coelenteron crinoid duck 1

Traducir wood louse

al español
Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something