Shaw, Mark R (Research Associate) and Broad, Gavin R (2018) Two examples of anterior / posterior gynandromorphism in Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera). British Journal of Entomology and Natural History, 31. pp. 224-228. ISSN 0952-7583

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Abstract

Two specimens of Ichneumonidae exhibiting interior/posterior gynandromorphism are described. In both the specimens of Ephialtes manifestator (L.) (Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) and Cylloceria sylvestris (Gravenhorst) (Ichneumonidae: Cylloceriinae), the head is female (as is the mesosoma of E. manifestator) and the metasoma is male. A potential mechanism for generation of transverse (anterior/posterior) gynandromorphs is briefly discussed, based on experiments (by others) on Na-sonia vitripennis (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QL Zoology
Theme: Understanding the natural world
Department: Natural Sciences
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Depositing User: Ross Anderson
Date Deposited: 03 Jun 2019 09:09
Last Modified: 03 Jun 2019 09:09
URI: http://repository.nms.ac.uk/id/eprint/2335

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