n. [Gr. adelphos, brother; para, beside; sitos, food]
A heteronomous hyperparasitoid.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • heteronomous hyperparasitoid — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, a species in Adelinidae in which the female develops as a hyperparasitoid of one host, while the male develops as a normal parasitoid on another host; an adelphoparasite; see diaphagous parasitoid,… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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