astelocyttarous
adj. [Gr. an, without; stele, pillar; kyttaros, cell of a honeycomb]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Pertaining to nests, especially of social wasps, in which the brood comb is directly attached to a support and lacking pillars; see stelocyttarous.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • stelocyttarous — adj. [Gr. stele, pillar; kyttaros, partition] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Pertaining to nests, especially of social wasps, in which the brood combs are attached to the support by pillars and not connected with the envelope; see astelocyttarous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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