n. [Gr. ergates, worker; aner, man; morphe, form]
An abnormal ant possessing the worker characteristics, combined with qualities of the male; see ergatogynandromorph.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • ergatandromorph — er·ga·tan·dro·morph …   English syllables

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  • ergatogynandromorph — n. [Gr. ergates, worker; gyne, female; andros, male; morphe, form] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A mosaic form of ant possessing qualities of male and worker; see ergatandromorph …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • ergatandromorphic — adjective see ergatandromorph …   Useful english dictionary

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