androsynhesmia
n. [Gr. aner, male; syn, with; hesmos, swarm]
A group of males gathered together during mating season; see synhesmia, gynosynhesmia.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gynosynhesmia — n. [Gr. gyne, woman; syn, together; hesmos, swarm] A group of females gathering together during mating season; see androsynhesmia, synhesmia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • synhesmia — n. [Gr. syn, together; hesmos, swarm] A group of organisms swarming together in consequence of a reproductive drive; see androsynhesmia, gynosynhesmia …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”