alienicola


alienicola
n.; pl. -colae [L. alienus, foreign; colere, to dwell]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In aphids, the parthenogenetic, viviparous female that mostly develops on the secondary host; see fundatrix, migrante.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • alienicola — alien·ic·o·la …   English syllables

  • alienicola — …   Useful english dictionary

  • colonici — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Phylloxera, see radicola; in aphids, see alienicola …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fundatrix — n.; pl. trices [L. fundare, to found] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The wingless, viviparous, parthenogenetic female Aphidae, Phylloxeridae and Adelgidae that hatches from overwintered eggs and founds a new colony; see fundatrigenia alienicola, migrante …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • migrante — n. [L. migrator, wanderer] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In aphids, the winged, parthenogenetic, viviparous females that develop on the primary host, then fly to the secondary host; see alienicola, fundatrix …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • sexupara — n.; pl. ae [L. sexus, sex; parere, to bear] 1. Production of male and female offspring by parthenogenesis then available for sexual reproduction. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The later generation of parthenogenetic viviparous Aphididae females… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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