FAMILY : SPHAEROMATIDAE
Sphaeroma terebrans Bate, 1866

This is one of several destructive isopods that are able to burrow into wood and soft rock. Along with
the Teredo and other burrowing bivalves these animals cause great damage to wooden structures such
as wharves, oyster leases, etc


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