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nuptial flight


, in ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), the mating flight of winged queens, males, or both (Wilson; Brown, pers. comm.).
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wing stump


, in Isoptera, wing scale, q.v. (Thorne, pers. comm.).
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protopod larva


, a larva with undifferentiated internal and external organs, e.g., first instar larva of some endoparasitic Hymenoptera (T-B, after Folsom and Wardle; Chapman).
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genital chamber


, in some insects, ventral invagination between abdominal sterna IX and X containing phallic organs (Tuxen, after Snodgrass); in Protura, invagination between abdominal sterna XI and XII containing ph [..]
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yellow pan trap


, shallow tray with bright yellow interior and dark exterior filled with a killing solution and placed into the ground, being used to attract and collect small insects, esp. small Hymenoptera (Gauld a [..]
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Xyeloidea


, superfamily within the Symphyta (Hymenoptera), including the family Xyelidae, possessing adults with antennae with a very long third article, formed by the fusion of several antennomeres (Gauld and [..]
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xenobiosis


, the relation in which colonies of one ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), live in the nests of another species and move freely among the hosts, obtaining food from them by regurgitation or other [..]
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xanthochroism


, in adult Hymenoptera, e.g., Bembicinus
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worker jelly


, in honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea), a secreted material supplied by workers to larvae in regular brood cells that causes the latter to develop into workers (see royal jelly) (Wilson).
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worker


, a member of the nonreproductive, laboring caste in semisocial and eusocial species, presupposing the existence also of royal (reproductive) castes (Wilson); in Termitidae (Isoptera), individuals whi [..]
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