monandrous

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monandrous

1. having or preferring only one male sexual partner over a period of time
2. (of plants) having flowers with only one stamen
3. (of flowers) having only one stamen

monandrous

[mə′nan·drəs]
(botany)
Having one stamen.
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Female mating systems in Lepidoptera vary from strict monandry to strong polyandry (e.
Colonies of Harpagoxenus species rarely if ever have more than one queen and females cease trying to attract males after their first mating, indicating species monandry (Buschinger and Alloway, 1979; A.