Definition of Thelytokous. Meaning of Thelytokous. Synonyms of Thelytokous

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Definition of Thelytokous

Thelytokous
Thelytokous The*lyt"o*kous (th[-e]*l[i^]t"[-o]*k[u^]s), a. [Gr. qh^lys female + to`kos a bringing forth.] (Zo["o]l.) Producing females only; -- said of certain female insects.

Meaning of Thelytokous from wikipedia

- females are produced from unfertilized eggs, as for example in aphids. Thelytokous parthenogenesis is rare among animals and reported in about 1,500 species...
- possibility of social parasitism: if a female worker expressing the thelytokous phenotype from a Cape honey bee colony can enter a colony of A. m. scutellata...
- one of the few species that in rare situations will be able to have thelytokous workers which means through parthenogenesis females are produced by unfertilized...
- infection of Muscidifurax uniraptor with the bacterium Wolbachia induced thelytokous reproduction and an inability to produce fertile, viable male offspring...
- many species are known to be capable of reproducing a****ually through thelytokous parthenogenesis. Secretions from the male accessory glands in some species...
- flies like Lundstroemia parthenogenetica (Chironomidae) reproduce by thelytokous parthenogenesis, and some gall midges have larvae that can produce eggs...
- workers, all individuals in a O. biroi colony reproduce clonally via thelytokous parthenogenesis. Like most dorylines, O. biroi are obligate myrmecophages...
- Estoup, A. (2011). "Meiotic recombination dramatically decreased in thelytokous queens of the little fire ant and their ****ually produced workers". Mol...
- reproduce by thelytokous parthenogenesis, a type of parthenogenesis in which offspring are almost exclusively female clones. Thelytokous parthenesis is...
- primary queen or by up to 200 neotenic queens that had originated through thelytokous parthenogenesis of a founding primary queen. The form of parthenogenesis...
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