thelytokous


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thelytokous

(θɪˈlɪtəkəs)
adj
(Biology) only able to produce female offspring
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In the eastern part of the distribution only sexual populations are found, while in the western part only thelytokous clones occur.
The tested parasitoids reproduce by thelytokous parthenogenesis in absence of males (Soares et al.
Keywords: Thelytokous parthenogenesis, successive generations, histological section
From these data, we are able to confirm the thelytokous parthenogenesis in T.
If thelytokous strains of parasitoids could be employed, 2 benefits might arise (Stouthamer 1993): (1) lowered production costs and (2) increased population growth rates, in the rearing facility and in the field.
Eretmocerus rui is a thelytokous species and was imported into the United States from Hong Kong in Jul 1992 (McAuslane & Nguyen 1996).
pini were females, indicating that both species had reproduced through thelytokous parthenogenesis.