- adultoid reproductive
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)In higher termites, a replacement reproductive following the disappearance of the primary reproductive, that is an imaginal already present, or a nymph reared to an imago stage and morphologically indistinguishable from the primary; see primary reproductive, nymphoid reproductive, ergatoid reproductive.
Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. A.R. Maggenti and S.L. Gardne. 2005.
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primary reproductive — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Isoptera, the queen or male termite derived from winged adults, that establish a colony; see adultoid reproductive, nymphoid reproductive, ergatoid reproductive … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
supplementary reproductive — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Isoptera, a queen or male, in the form of adultoid, nymphoid or ergatoid, that take over as a functional reproductive after the removal of the primary reproductive of the same sex … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology