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ovisac

(ō′vĭ-săk′)
n.
An egg-containing capsule, such as an ootheca or a Graafian follicle.
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Gravid females, recognized by the white ovisacs found on each plant, were counted and recorded every wk for a total of 14 wk.
Thirty mated females (Produced ovisacs with eggs) and thirty unmated (ovisac absent) females from the two male's copulating capacity experiments above were reared individually until their death.
In order to study the nymphal mortality of first instar, ten ovisaced females of cotton mealybug were confined in ten glass vails separately having moistened filter paper at the bottom of vails and leaf disc above it.
Quintero, reared from pupae found on insect body or from ovisac of Crypticerya multicicatrices Kondo & Unruh (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae) on Caesalpinia peltophoroides Benth.
They laid 310-625 ( X =470.3) creamy white oblong eggs in 3-5 white waxy ovisacs produced under the abdomen at different time intervals during oviposition period.
Similarly, the ovisac and roots of Osedax frankpressi Rouse et al., 2004, are inflated with a clear fluid when in situ, but this is also lost during extraction (Rouse et al., 2004).
Psecas chapoda spends its entire reproductive cycle: courtship, mating, ovisac formation and populational recruitment of the young spiders on this plant (Rossa-Feres et al.
(2) Exteriorly the adult female body can be subdivided into an anterior red crown, a contractile trunk, a bulbous ovisac, and branching roots at the posterior (Rouse et al., 2004).
The life cycle of female mealybugs consists of an egg, often laid inside a filamentous ovisac, 3 nymphal stages, and a wingless neotenic adult stage (Franco et al.