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Words related to monandry

the state of having only one husband at a time

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We have not been able to test whether there is sperm mixing or precedence for the sperm of the last male in these species; the monandry foiled our frequent attempts to obtain double matings with erato and himera males.
Worker and alate genotypes in Vermont were compatible with monandry for all but three of 132 nests, three of 55 colonies, and none of 16 complete colonies.
Female mating systems in Lepidoptera vary from strict monandry to strong polyandry (e.g., Burns 1968; Drummond 1984; Svard and Wiklund 1989).
Mating frequency in Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz) wolf spiders: evidence for a mating system with female monandry and male polygyny.