autogeny


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Synonyms for autogeny

a hypothetical organic phenomenon by which living organisms are created from nonliving matter

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Autogeny and mating and their relationship to biting in the saltmarsh deer fly, Chrysops atlanticus (Diptera: Tabanidae).
Frequency of autogeny in wild-caught Egyptian Phlebotomus papatasi (Scopoli) (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Fecundity, autogeny, and the larval environment of the pitcher-plant mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii.
The inheritance of autogeny in the Culex pipiens complex of mosquitoes.
A new record of Culex pipiens molestus in Shanghai and studies of autogeny and resistance to four insecticides.