Definition of woodwasp in English:

Share this entry

woodwasp

Pronunciation: /ˈwo͝odwäsp/

noun

Another term for horntail.
Example sentences
  • At low populations, sirex woodwasp selects suppressed, stressed, and injured trees for egg laying.
  • The species belonging to the family Xiphidriidae are similar to woodwasps both in appearance and life history.
  • The woodwasp is not typically a pest in its native habits in Europe, Asia and northern Africa.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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