n. [L. fundare, to found; Gr. genos, descent]
In Homoptera, the wingless, viviparous parthenogenetic Aphidae and Phylloxeridae females, the offspring of a fundatrix, that lives on the primary host.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • fundatrigenia — fun·da·tri·ge·nia …   English syllables

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  • fundatrix — n.; pl. trices [L. fundare, to found] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The wingless, viviparous, parthenogenetic female Aphidae, Phylloxeridae and Adelgidae that hatches from overwintered eggs and founds a new colony; see fundatrigenia alienicola, migrante …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • fundatrigenic — adjective see fundatrigenia …   Useful english dictionary

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