Thelytoky definition

  • a kind of parthenogenetic reproduction where unfertilized eggs develop into females. Generally with bees this will be discussing a colony rearing a queen from a laying worker egg. This is certainly very unusual, but recorded, with European Honey Bees. Extremely common with Cape Bees. by Randy Report definition

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