Although the Pacific sand lance does have an elongate body, a small cross section, and fins that lie flat, it otherwise has little in common with typical burrowers
. The Pacific sand lance has prominent, large eyes, its skull is complex, and no mineralization is evident in several areas, including the dorsal region caudal to the maxilla.
Caption: X-ray scans of the skulls of lizards and snakes, including the oriental rat snake (Ptyas mucosa), reveal clues that today's snakes descended from burrowers
genlryi is a primary burrower
and a known inhabitant of the Highland Rim province.
"It was a wood burrower
, and I kept it as a pet." Ten years ago, while visiting Cape Cod, she found the same green bug on a bush.
grandis is a non-obligate burrower
and the females spend considerable time roaming outside the burrow.
We collected soil samples in four Colombian departments (Quindio, Risaralda, Caldas, and Cauca) in order to isolate and identify native EPN strains associated with whitegrub (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) and burrower
bug (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) Cyrtomenus bergi soil pests.
An epigraph to "Fragile Craft" in the quintet's previous book, The Couple, quotes Michael Powell: "Cinema is the mythology of the twentieth century." Rudman is an avowed "burrower
"--an obsessive collector of popular culture--and he has a knack for juxtaposing the armature of daily life with the mythological stories that typically pass for the ephemera of our imagination.
* For the pine vole, a subterranean burrower
, small holes mark the entryway to their burrows.
But that fact alone provides scant reason for according him attention beyond such occasional and insightful observations as 'There is a strikingly close parallel between Kafka's frantic burrower
(the writer as giant mole), trapped in his own construct, and De Quincey as Gothic "coiner" sitting in a "deep grave-like recess"' (p.
The ones that do include fanciful names such as Cajun dwarf crayfish (Cambarellus shufeldtii), phantom cave crayfish (Procambarus pecki), bottlebrush crayfish (Barbicambarus cornutus), devil crawfish (Cambarus diogenes), ditch fencing crayfish (Faxonella clypeata), Piedmont blue burrower
(Cambarus harti), and even the rusty grave digger (Cambarus miltus).
Because Yoldia limatula is a relatively shallow burrower
, most of the differences are expected to be in the top layer of sediment.
To take up this challenge is to make the mind a burrower
.(12) For Blumenberg's analyses till the soil of all certainties, and end up unsettling every premise and every approach.
Nester or burrower
(nesting in burrows): (0) nest, (1) burrow, (2) either.
According to White (2005), all burrower
pikas construct their tunnels as narrow as possible in order to prevent the collapse of the walls and saving energy.
Individuals used streams from January to June (Fitzpatrick and Busack, 1989), suggesting the species is a secondary burrower
. Form I males were collected in March, April, and June, and immature individuals were collected from January through March.