variants or neosistens
plural neosistens or neosistentes
: a first-stage nymph of an adelgid bug that hibernates, reaches maturity in the spring, and lays eggs which develop parthenogenetically

Word History


New Latin neosistens, from ne- + sistens sisten

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“Neosisten.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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