cork-borer definition

  • noun:
    • anyone regarding the following pests, which bore into the corks of wine-bottles: Rhizophagus bipustulatus, a nitidulid beetle; Tinea cloacella; Endrosis lactulla; and Asopia farinalis. Among the sow-bugs, Oniscus murarius, even offers this habit, but most likely just employs insect damage.

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