pleometrosis


pleometrosis
ple·o·me·tro·sis

English syllables. 2014.

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  • pleometrosis — n. [Gr. pleion, more; metros, mother] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A colony containing two or more fertilized egglaying females (queens); social colony foundation; monometrosis; polygyny; pleometrotic a; see primarypleometrosis, periodical pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pleometrosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • periodical pleometrosis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In social Hymenoptera, a colony founded by a group of queens, however, after emergence of the first workers, all but one female disperse; see secondary pleometrosis, temporary pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • permanent pleometrosis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In social Hymenoptera, the foundation of colonies through swarming; see primary pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • primary pleometrosis — См. periodical pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • secondary pleometrosis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Hymenoptera, a process in a colony in which a founding queen is later joined by others to form a pleometrotic association; see pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • temporary pleometrosis — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In social insects, a colony in which two or more females share a nest that was founded by a single female; non founding females do not cooperate in nest development, and later disperse and found individual colonies; see… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • pleometrotic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|träd.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin pleometrosis, after such pairs as New Latin narcosis : English narcotic : of, relating to, or characterized by pleometrosis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow meadow ant — Taxobox | name = Yellow meadow ant image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hymenoptera familia = Formicidae subfamilia = Formicinae genus = Lasius species = L. flavus binomial = Lasius flavus binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • haplometrotic — a; see temporary haplometrosis, pleometrosis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology


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