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gy·nan·dro·morph (gī-năn′drə-môrf′, jĭ-)
An organism having both male and female characteristics, especially an insect exhibiting a mixture of male and female tissues or sex organs.
gy·nan′dro·mor′phism, gy·nan′dro·mor′phy n.
the condition of having one half of the body male and the other half female, as certain insects. — gynandromorph, n. — gynandromorphous, adj.See also: Insects
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Among birds, forms can have the plumage of one sex on one side of the body and that of the other sex on the other side, a phenomenon termed bilateral gynandromorphism
Note on gynandromorphism
in the eucalyptus defoliator Thyrinteina arnobia (Stoll, 1782) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae).
The references to sexual malformations are restricted to 5 reports, involving hermaphroditism (with male and female genitalia), gynandromorphism
(with both sexes discretely combined) and intersexualism (where the entire body is intermediate between sexes).