Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Monoecious

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4676

In botany, having sexual parts of both genders in one individual plant, i.e., hermaphroditic. In entomology, infrequently and confusingly used as a synonym of monophagous – best not used in this sense.

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