Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Holocyclic Life Cycle

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1361

A life cycle in which a viviparous parthenogenetic female produces live nymphs without mating during some time of the year, but cyclically produces males and females that mate and produce eggs. (contrast with anholocyclic life cycle)

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