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, heterotrophic parasitoid.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • adelphoparasite — n. [Gr. adelphos, brother; para, beside; sitos, food] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A heteronomous hyperparasitoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • diphagous parasitoid — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, a species in Adelinidae in which the male (parasitoid) and female inhabit the same host species, but both feed differently; see heterotrophic parasitoid, heteronomous hyperparasitoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • heterotrophic parasitoid — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, a species in Adelinidae in which the male is a parasitoid of a different host species than the female; see diaphagous parasitoid, heteronomous hyperparasitoid …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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