Definición de aculeate en inglés:

aculeate

Saltos de línea: acu|leate
Pronunciación: /əˈkjuːlɪət
 
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adjetivo

  • 1 Entomology (Of an insect) having a sting.
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    • Almost all adult aculeate wasps and bees drink nectar for their own nourishment and are therefore flower visitors and worthy of consideration as potential pollinators.
    • Phylogenetic relationships between six wasp and bee species, Apis mellifera, and several other similar aculeate Hymenoptera were determined.

sustantivo

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  • A stinging insect of a group that includes the bees, wasps, and ants.
    • Section Aculeata, suborder Apocrita, order Hymenoptera
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    • Larval kleptoparasites of solitary aculeates are also found in the Bombyliidae and Chloropidae.
    • For many aculeates this involves the availability of bare ground, usually sandy, sometimes firm, sometimes loose and in various aspects ranging from flat ground to vertical banks and cliffs.
    • After all the years, I'm still keen to watch butterflies and moths, and more recently to collect aculeates.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Latin aculeatus, from aculeus 'a sting', diminutive of acus 'needle'.

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