The Pacific sand lance is an accomplished burrower
that spends a large percentage of its time in sediment of unknown characteristics.
Furthermore, some of these shallow and more stable water bodies could have been colonized by marine burrowers
, as indicated by the Thalassinoides-Uke traces at the top of some beds.
In deep burrowers
, the pallial line show a pallial sinus in order to lengthen the muscles of a retractable siphon .
The function of side muscles in Ribeirioida, also considered as infaunal burrowers
, could be similar.
Zylinska, "Priapulid Worms: Pioneer Horizontal Burrowers
at the Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary," Geology 38 (2010): 711-4.
have been referred to as ecosystem engineers because they modify the physical structure of their habitat (Meysman et al.
The majority of prey items ingested by all sturgeon were categorized as burrowers
Materials and Methods--Cambar us ludovicianus is a member of the subgenus Lacunicambarus, a group of primary burrowers
, and was first described by Faxon in 1884 as a subspecies of C.
Friday, BBC2 A generation of 70s and 80s schoolkids will recall Mrs Frisby and the Rats of Nimh.
Dr Marcello Ruta of the University of Lincoln, with colleagues from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, the Museum fur Naturkunde in Berlin and the University of Bristol, found that near the end of the Permian, a large number of anomodont species existed with a wide range of body sizes and ecological adaptations, including terrestrial plant eaters, amphibious hippo-like species, specialized burrowers
, and even tree-dwelling forms.
A case in point is fabulous new BBC Two series The Burrowers
The new series The Burrowers
is about what goes on underground.
I don't know the Latin names, but they're all burrowers
that hatch from early June through July.
darts The new series marks the start of the BBC's Summer of Wildlife, which will include a new daytime series, Springwatch In The Afternoon, presented by Nick Baker; Britain's Big Wildlife Revival, presented by Countryfile's Ellie Harrison, plus as a mini-series, The Burrowers
, presented by Packham, about the lives of badgers, moles and rabbits.
Abundances Number of taxa (families/orders included) Number of individuals Mean number of individuals Crustacea Mollusca ETO (Ephemeroptera, Trichoptera, Odonata) Ephemeroptera Trichoptera Odonata Non-insects (excluding crustaceans and molluscs) Non-insects Insects Oligochaeta Coleoptera (larvae and adults) Diptera (excluding Chironomidae) Diptera (including Chironimidae) Zooplankton Functional Feeding Groups Collectors Scrapers Shredders Predators Habits Burrowers
Skaters Clingers Climbers Sprawlers Swimmers Swimmers (excluding zooplankton) Flyers Breathing Mechanisms Air breathers Gills Other