Definition of stylopized in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈstʌɪləpʌɪzd
(also stylopised)


(Of a bee or other insect) parasitized by a stylops.
More example sentences
  • The female mining bee above (probably Andrena tibialis) has been stylopised by a parasite: Stylops melittae.
  • Its looks like the stylopized hymenoptera, where the parasite is more deeply in the abdomen, with only a small protrusion of a part of the body toward outside.
  • Oncometopia nigricans is often stylopized (attacked by a strepsipteran) by an unidentified species of Halictophagidae.

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