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alate

[′ā‚lāt]
(biology)
Possessing wings or winglike structures.
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Adult alate viviparous specimens were cleared and mounted individually in Canada balsam on microscope slides according to the techniques described by Maw and Foottit (1998).
The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis of mating bias in an area of high polygyne colony density, and examine the possibility that some alates with the BB genotype for the Gp-9 locus copulate with polygyne males.
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).
Key Words: Developmental Pathways; Microcerotermes championi; Worker; Soldier; Alate; Sexual dimorphism
This pattern also occurs in host races of both alate and apterous pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris), which do not preferentially settle on their preferred host plant species but do rapidly leave the alternative host before feeding (Caillaud, 1999; Caillaud and Via, 2000).
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.a All of it serves to point out problems with the modern American perception of natural selection.
Alate males and females were found with major and minor workers and ant larvae in the nest.
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.