gynandrarchy

gynandrarchy
n. [Gr. gyne, woman; aner, male; archon, leader]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Social organization among insects differing from gynarchy in that the male takes part in establishing the colony.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • gynandrarchy — gynan·drar·chy …   English syllables

  • gynandrarchy —  ̷ ̷ˈnandrärkē, ˈ ̷ ̷ nən see gyn noun ( es) Etymology: gyn + andr + archy : social organization among insects differing from gynarchy in that the male takes part in establishing the colony …   Useful english dictionary

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