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alate

[′ā‚lāt]
(biology)
Possessing wings or winglike structures.
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data) indicated that Hymenoptera, specifically alate ants, dominated prey items in boluses or stomach contents.
Reticulitermes virginicus alates were collected from a swarm in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi, and C.
During the African rainy season, reproductive-stage termites emerge from their nests en masse as winged adults, called alates (Robertson 1999).
2009), and as was the case with stone fruit, the threat of viral epidemics led to extensive surveys of the alate aphids species composition in the affected crop.
Alate developer as an actor, he never went to the theatre as a child and it was only after several years in amateur dramatics that he gave up his job in business and became a full-time actor at the age of 25.
Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 10am and 4pm, with alate night operating on aTuesday until 7pm.
Alate penalty try from the Italians brought them within just one score of snatching a win.
ALATE stab did the trick for them when State Of Play mugged Ollie Magern 12 months ago and Paul Moloney gave Deep Purple a beautifully judged ride here, conserving every last spoonful of the winner's potentially limited stamina and playing him late with the desired devastating effect.
ALATE flurry of success meant the flame of hope did not die as soon as it might for West Bromwich Albion.
Besides that, their spores are quite distinct, with those of Asplenium martianum showing alate folds and echinulate wings (Fig.