teredo does not, like the boring isopod Limnoria lignorum, feed upon the wood.
Hatschek has recently given a detailed description of the development of the supraœsophageal and pedal ganglia of teredo.
A row of similar organs is present in the larva of teredo in front of the foot.
The worms infesting the timber of ships are—the teredo, the Lepisma, and the Pholas.
Besides these esthetic conditions, wooden piles were rejected because the teredo, in this part of the Sound, is very active.
A ship returning from the tropics brought with it, it is supposed, some tiny little shell-fish, the teredo navalis.
Its independence of moisture, its exemption from the ravages of the teredo, render it much preferable to timber for marine work.
A salt-water creature very destructive to shipping and the wharves is the teredo, or ship-worm.
The teredo or shipworm was a serious peril in the days before the sheathing of ships.
The shell of Xylophaga, 7, is like that of teredo, but the animal has neither pallets nor tube.