Origin of fossorial
Related formssub·fos·so·ri·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for fossorial
Of these, Syrrhophus pipilans sometimes inhabits low trees and bushes; the others may be fossorial.
Aard-varks feed on animal substances; and are terrestrial and fossorial in habits.
Evolution within the Dikkomyini resulted in the acquisition and perfection of fossorial adaptations.
In the savannas Rhinophrynus dorsalis, Engystomops pustulosus, and Gastrophryne usta are fossorial species.
Fossorial: formed for or with the habit of digging or burrowing.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith