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alate

[′ā‚lāt]
(biology)
Possessing wings or winglike structures.
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Alternatively, queens in multiple-queen colonies (polygyne) are exclusively heterozygous Bb or homozygous bb; in these colonies, there is also selection against male and female alates that are homozygous BB (Fritz et al 2006).
The primary evidential items sought in wall voids by inspectors are bodies of alate termites from previous swarms, fecal pellets, and potentially the "kick-out" holes used by termites to cast out fecal pellets from the gallery.
For Reticulitermes in the southeastern United States, slightly different morphology of alate heads is useful for species identification (Messenger, 2002).
Developmental line of alate: The differentiation of alate line begins from the first instar larvae which after five molts transformed into alate.
Specificity in aphid/plant genetic interactions, with particular attention to the role of the alate colonizer, p.
Shell ventribiconvex with alate cardinal extremities, ramicostellate with 5-7 primary costae on the ventral valve.
Sumner cannot be faulted for lack of ambition: he dives into subjects as diverse as island dwarfism in mammoths and the economic principles behind alate moveras advantage.
Alate males and females were found with major and minor workers and ant larvae in the nest.
Alate surgebyCalvaryBlues has put them in contention for runners up spot in the under-13 B division.
From Back Page through Tom Hateley's brilliant free-kick,with alate leveller on a night when Gers'lead at the top of the SPL was cut to eight points.